Emma is from Omaha, NE and is studying bioinformatics, public health, and french. Her leadership experience includes being president of Project Unify, a club at Westside High School for students with intellectual disabilities to interact with their peers. She was responsible for planning activities, leading club meetings, and handling the club’s finances. She was also a club leader for the National Center for Women and Information Technology’s (NCWIT) AspireIT program for two years. The group met at Westside Middle School and was for girls interested in technology. In this role, she wrote a grant proposal to secure funding for the club, wrote curriculum, ran meetings and managed the club's budget. Emma has also served as team captain for Westside High School’s IT Innovation Cup team. The IT Innovation Cup is a program in which teams create the most innovative, creative, and best IT-based solution, to a problem. Her service experience includes volunteering at Christ Community Church's Friends Ministry as the craft coordinator. This program is an alternative to Sunday school for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Her career interests include studying genetic disorders, in particular rare or poorly understood genetic conditions. She is also interested in the application of genetics in diagnosing and customizing treatment for conditions.