Emily is an Associate Director with the Student Success Collaborative. She has worked in each of the research, consulting, and technology branches of EAB, and currently focuses on helping institutions evaluate the impact of their student success interventions. As a non-traditional student, Emily has a keen interest in student success and equitable opportunities and outcomes in higher ed. She is interested in how higher education can be used as a lever to break cycles of generational poverty and works on the design and planning of technology and data tools to help institutions advance student success efforts.
Emily is also the Chair and co-founder of Out at EAB, the firm’s LGBTQ employee resource group. Prior to joining EAB, Emily worked in international economic development, conducting behavioral economics research in India, and working as a development consultant for a manufacturer of clean cookstoves and water pasteurizers.
Emily attended multiple community colleges on her path to higher education and earned her Associate’s of Science from Portland Community College with Highest Honors. She transferred to the University of Oregon as a Ford Scholar, where she earned a Bachelor’s in Economics and Spanish, graduating cum laude, with departmental honors in each major, and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa.