Jeeyoon Kim ’13: Being Unapologetically Yourself

Bio: Jeeyoon Kim grew up “in-between” in her biracial identity and in the crossroads of three differing hometowns. She has spent the past seven years working with youth programs and is drawn to this work because these spaces encourage and allow young people to explore their identities, experiences, and the “in-between”. Currently, Jeeyoon works at …

Charlotte Slota ’17: Reset Your Expectations

Charlotte Slota graduated from Emerson College in 2017 with her bachelor’s degree in writing, literature, and publishing. She is currently the assistant director of stewardship and donor engagement at Boston College, where she is also completing her master’s degree in higher education administration. Her research interests focus on barriers to student access and retention, as …

Nishtha Yadav MA ’18: We All Have Something Important to Say

Nishtha Yadav is a 2020-21 Princeton in Africa Fellow with Foundation for Community Development and Empowerment (FCDE) in Uganda. She was also the 2020 Social Entrepreneurship Fellow with ProFellow, a U.S. based social enterprise, where she learnt about the mechanics of building and sustaining a social enterprise.  A former journalist, Nishtha worked with one of …

Helen Schultz ’16: Building Lasting Friendships

Helen Schultz is a freelance dramaturg and critic. She began her career as a Theatrical Literary Agent at Bret Adams and A3 Artists Agency and her criticism has appeared on HowlRound, Broadway.com, TheaterMania, and Stage & Candor. She is the recipient of the 2015 Playwrights Horizons fellowship and a member of Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of America. …

Jodi Freedman MA ’96: Understand Your Own Definition of Success

Bio: Jodi Freedman, ABC is a strategic communications leader with deep experience in internal communications. She is currently working as Manager, Enterprise Communication at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Prior to that, she was an internal communications leader at Bose Corporation and worked in communications roles at Harvard University.  Jodi earned her BA from Brandeis University …

Shadow Lion: A Creative Content and Social Media Agency

Shadow Lion is an Emmy award-winning creative agency providing creative services to athletes, influencers, and organizations. Founded in 2017, the agency initially focused on co-founder Tom Brady’s off-field media presence assisting with his social media and his docuseries, Tom vs Time, before expanding their services and capabilities. Shadow Lion currently works in three main areas: …

Amelia Young ’19: Whole U. is Always in Your Corner

Whole U. is a career and life strategy agency that supports professionals through advising, workshops, and e-learning. Emerson’s Career Development Center has worked with Whole U. for the past several years, promoting their opportunities to students and facilitating many internship connections with the company. As we prepare for Whole U.’s attendance at our Spring Virtual Internship …

What I Do: Angelica Galan ’12

Angelica has spent the last decade in the culinary PR industry and currently oversees the Food & Beverage Department at The Dana Agency. In addition to her love of food, she has always been an advocate for diversity and underrepresented groups. Impassioned by recent world events, her unwavering quest toward equal human rights led her …

Bridget Reed Morawski ’15: Coffee, Rejection, & The Washington Post

It’s a Thursday back near the end of May – I’m calling from my office to speak with Bridget Reed Morawski, Emerson Alum from the Class of 2015 and current Copy Aide over at The Washington Post. Bridget and I went to Emerson together back in 2012 during my freshman year of college but haven’t …

Ye Huang ’20: Strategizing Content and A Career

Welcome to Emersonian International, a new spotlight series featuring career stories of Emerson’s international students and alumni. Whether in the U.S., in their home countries, or somewhere in between, international Emersonians are finding internships, engaged in their communities, and creating opportunities for themselves to develop their skills and move forward in their careers. For our third …