Emily is originally from Ohio, where she was able to foster her love of the outdoors from a young age. Emily then attended the University of Pittsburgh, where she received her degree in Environmental Studies. Emily also studied Political Science and Sustainability while in school. During her time in Pittsburgh, she interned for PennEnvironment and the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy. Emily then worked as a Sustainability Intern with Walking Mountains prior to working as the Zero Waste Lead.
Outside of work, Emily enjoys spending time hiking, playing with her dogs, running, and kayaking.