Emily has almost two decades of experience working in higher education as a health educator, wellness coach, team manager and program developer. She directed programming for the Wellness Center at Rice University in Houston, focusing on the needs of undergraduate and graduate students. Emily arrived at Washington University in St. Louis in 2014 to be an advocate for employee wellness. She manages the Wellness Connection team and guides the growth of strategic initiatives across every campus. Emily enjoys dancing, reading, watching movies, eating interesting foods and watching her young son grow. She ran her first 5k at the age of 40 and is learning how to live mindfully.