Emily joined the Office for Sustainability as the Sustainability Manager for the Harvard Kennedy School in February 2016. At HKS, she focuses on renewable energy, health and wellness, and greenhouse gas emissions impact. Before Harvard, Emily was the Associate Director of the Sustainable Endowments Institute where she managed international initiatives that supported greater energy efficiency adoption and sustainability investments in higher education, K-12 schools, hospitals, and faith centers. She is the author and editor of more than a dozen case studies and reports on energy efficiency financing trends and best practices in the United States and Canada.
Emily is a graduate of Williams College where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Human Ecology, focusing on environmental biology and pressing sustainability issues. Since 2014, she has served on the Leadership Team of Net Impact Boston, now serving as a Co-Chair of the Board Fellows program that connects Boston-area professionals with mission-driven nonprofits in the greater Boston area. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Sustainability Management. In her spare time, Emily enjoys writing, trivia, trying to keep her little plot of garden alive, and Shark Week.
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