Exchange Associate Director, Ashoka U
Emily is Associate Director of Ashoka U’s Exchange. The Exchange is Ashoka U's annual global convening of visionary university faculty, staff, students, and social entrepreneurs eager to transform higher education into a hub for social innovation and social change. As Associate Director, Emily guides the strategy, annual planning cycle and execution of the Exchange. In 2014, Emily began as an intern at Ashoka U and worked to support various leadership development initiatives within the Ashoka U network. Prior to joining Ashoka U, Emily supported the growth of The Future Project, an Ashoka Fellow organization aiming to reinvigorate high schools into learning labs for 21st century leaders. As an undergraduate student at the University of Kansas, she directed the campus volunteer and service center, called the Center for Community Outreach. She graduated in 2012 with honors and a degree in American Studies.