Emily is a stakeholder engagement specialist with a diverse background in active- and post-conflict contexts. Influenced by her work in the West Bank and Kyrgyzstan, Emily believes that addressing communication barriers is the foundation to resolving conflict. She is particularly passionate about bringing parties together around natural resource issues to find collaborative solutions.
Prior to CDR, Emily worked in community outreach around mining and water disputes; managed communications for a party to a Supreme Court case; and facilitated group workshops on issues of representation and historical grievances. She has an MA in Conflict Resolution from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver.