Originally hailing from Buffalo, NY, Emily graduated from Allegheny College in 2014 with a BA in Psychology and Values, Ethics, and Social Action. During their undergraduate studies, Emily discovered their passion for learning about intersectional identities, privilege, and oppression and has since striven to live more responsibly and compassionately. Emily’s introduction to Unitarian Universalism also occurred during their college years when they began attending the UU Church of Meadville, PA. After graduating and moving to Boston, MA with close friends, Emily found their spiritual home at First Parish in Brookline. At FPB, Emily sings in the choir and serves on the Worship Committee.
Professionally, Emily has worked as an assistant teacher in a special education setting and as a case manager for elders receiving private home care services in the Greater Boston area. For fun, Emily is an active member of the Boston Roller Derby league.