Education

American University
Master of Arts, International Affairs, 2018
Washington, D.C.

University for Peace
Master of Arts, Natural Resources and Sustainable Development, 2018
San José Province, Costa Rica

Rochester Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Industrial Design, Sociology & Anthropology Minor
summa cum laude, Honors Program, 2016
Rochester, NY


Experience

Post Landfill Action Network (PLAN)
Creative Social Media Intern
September 2017 - June 2018 (Remote Position)

Managed communications and social media strategy focusing on the student-led zero waste and environmental justice movements in the U.S.

American University Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Affinity Outreach Intern
January 2018 - May 2018 & August 2016 - December 2016
Washington, D.C.

Engaged alumni and current students joined by similar characteristics that suggest a relationship with a principal focus on identity (gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation). Duties included: data analysis, event planning, social media management, social programming, graphic design, and marketing outreach.

Impact Earth, RIT Venture Creations Clean Energy Incubator
Graduate Intern
June 2017 - August 2017
Rochester, NY

Implemented zero waste education solutions collaboratively with companies, municipalities, schools, and concert venues to divert waste from landfills. Worked on event logistics, operations planning, graphic design, social media strategy, zero waste research, volunteer coordination, and public relations.

Spark Corps
Design Apprentice
May 2016 - August 2016
Atlanta, GA

Worked on branding/design strategy for clients in the nonprofit and social impact sectors, using design thinking to solve social problems. Managed and executed a successful Kickstarter campaign to publish a children’s education book. 

The Odyssey
Editor in Chief
December 2015 - July 2016 (Remote Position)

Managed a diverse team of writers and wrote articles for a national audience.

Honeywell
Interaction Design Intern
June 2015 - August 2015
Golden Valley, MN

Supported interaction design and user experience initiatives on automation and control solutions products globally, and contributed directly to creating the next generation of user experiences on a wide variety of products.

 

 


projects

Food Fold
September 2014 - Present

Patent: Moore, Emily. 2018. Reusable Foldable Food Storage and Serving Container. US009963261, issued May 8, 2018.

A reusable foldable food container designed to sustainably reduce food and material waste. The main storage area of the container is able to store, transport, and serve food, and return to a folded state when not in use.

Addressing Gender-Based Violence in World Bank Projects
January 2018 - May 2018
Washington, D.C.

Worked as a Student Consultant, collaborating with American University and the Bank Information Center (BIC) on a class team project to monitor how the World Bank is fulfilling its new commitments to address gender-based violence (GBV) and sexual exploitation (SE) across its portfolio.

D.C. Wastewater-to-Energy Case Study
January 2018 - May 2018
Washington, D.C.

Worked in on a team in collaboration with D.C. Water to conduct interviews and gather data and prepare a case study on a Wastewater-to-Energy Program.

Healthcare Equipment for Places of Rescue and Disaster
August 2015 - December 2015
Rochester, NY

This team project aimed at developing a system that assists in the rescue or treatment of victims of natural disasters in developing countries. The final product, the Disaster Response Vest, provides the necessary supplies to attend to injuries and save lives.


LEADERSHIP

RIT Student Government Senator, 2015 - 2016
RIT Women’s Club Volleyball President, 2015 - 2016
RIT Study Abroad & Fellowships Peer Advisor, 2014 - 2016
RIT Career Services and Cooperative Education Ambassador, 2013 - 2016
RIT Orientation Leader, 2014 -2015

Activities & Societies: RIT Sustainability Committee, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Outing Club, Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society, National Society of Leadership and Success, Habitat for Humanity, Recover Rochester, Nathaniel Rochester Society


Notable Design Education Initiative Award, Core77, 2017
International Design Excellence Award, IDSA, 2017
ICFF Editors’ Award - Best of School Exhibition, International Contemporary Furniture Fair, 2016
Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar, RIT, 2016

Honors


Skills

Adobe Creative Suite, Creative Direction, Community Outreach, Data Analysis, Design Thinking and Strategy, Diversity and Inclusion, Environmental Education, Ethnographic Research, Event Planning and Management, Food and Water Security, Graphic Design, LEED, Marketing, Monitoring and Evaluation, Natural Resource Management, Report Writing and Design, Project Management, Social Media Strategy, SolidWorks, Sustainable Design, Sustainable Development, Waste Management


hobbies

Running, Hiking, Painting, Trying new restaurants, Traveling, Cooking, Visiting local places, Photography, Writing, Dog Walking, Watching Boston sports teams, Staying up to date on current events, Learning Spanish.