Emily joins Genesys Works after two years of serving as an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow with the Tacking Obstacles and Raising College Hopes (TORCH) program at Northfield High School. At TORCH, Emily was an academic advisor and college access mentor to a cohort of first generation college students. Emily has also spent several summers on the staff of Wilderness Canoe Base in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. She coordinated programming for groups staying at the canoe base and led canoe trips for groups of young people. Emily is passionate about creating meaningful experiential learning opportunities for students. She has a degree in Political Science from Carleton College.