As human resources director, Emily leads ChangeLab Solutions’ HR team in designing and implementing a values-aligned human resources strategy that supports our organization in carrying out its mission and supports our diverse staff throughout their employment life cycle. She works collaboratively to strengthen organizational procedures and staff experience in service of making ChangeLab Solutions a great place to work.
Emily has a background in sustainable agriculture and food justice, which has allowed her to work with a diversity of projects — including youth-focused nonprofits, community urban farms, farmers markets, and an Asian vegetable seed company — and as co-owner and operator of her own small farm business. She also holds a certificate in ecological horticulture from the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Emily graduated from Oberlin College with a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies and is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) through the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI).