Emily is Friends of the Earth’s grant writer based in Berkeley, CA, and works on the development team to help fund all of the organization’s campaigns. Previously she worked in nonprofit development for diverse organizations in Colorado, Guatemala, and most recently Peru, where she raised money to create protected conservation areas for the habitat of critically endangered birds throughout the country in coordination with indigenous rural communities and local governments. She holds an M.P.A. from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies and a B.A. in Environmental Policy from Middlebury College. Emily is a San Francisco native, speaks Spanish and Portuguese, and in her free time enjoys traveling the world, running, reading, live music, and climbing mountains.