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Emily is the Manager of Experiential Learning at the University of Pittsburgh School of Computing and Information. Her main priority is encouraging students to participate in outside of the classroom experiences, whether that be in internships and co-op, research, or volunteer work in the community. She manages several initiatives, including the iServe program, which provides community partners with tech assistance in the form of student volunteers on a semester basis. She serves as an advisor to the Girls Who Code chapter that operates out of the Hill District Community Engagement Center, as well as an instructor for the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences at the university.

She has an extensive background in STEM career consulting and has presented on a variety of career-related topics at regional and national conferences. She serves as a qualified reviewer of credentialing applications for the National Career Development Association (NCDA), as well as a mentor with the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

In addition to her duties at the university, she owns a career consulting practice and provides contract-based career coaching for a global outplacement firm. She is passionate about access and equity, and career education, especially salary negotiation and eliminating the pay gap.

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