Research Project Assistant


Emily received bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Education at Temple University and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Master’s in Early Childhood Education and Special Education at Temple University. She is a project research assistant at WRI, working on the Family Counts Initiative funded by the Pascale Sykes Foundation. Her work includes surveying families that are receiving support from South Jersey collaboratives as well as evaluating the data collected for ongoing research.

Previously, Emily worked on the Vision Alignment Project with the Community Education Building and with the Office of Research and Economic Development. In addition to her work at WRI, she works as a Program Coordinator for Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia on their “Girls Today, Leaders Tomorrow” program. Her research interests include education, gender studies, and income inequality.