Emma has been an activist for most of her adult life. She has always had an eye and a heart for the people and issues that are often overlooked. She received a BA in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. While there, she organized to support the local homeless community and co-created an organization to bring attention to the experiences of youth in Uganda. Emma previously worked with children on the Autism spectrum as a Mental Health Practitioner, Case Manager, and Visual Support Coordinator before becoming a mother and choosing to stay home. As a homeschooling mom, she has spent time as a professional photographer, coordinating disaster relief, working in independent media as a journalist and editor at outlets like MintPress News, The Mind Unleashed, and The Anti-Media, and more.
Emma currently sits on the board of Women Against Military Madness where she serves as co-chair and is on the board of the Rocky Mountain Political Law Institute. She was previously a member of the Movement for a People’s Party Coordinating Committee and a member of the Executive Board of March on the Pentagon.