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 …

Introducing Women of Emerson 2021

As we come to nearly a full year of remote operations, providing virtual student services during a time of hybrid and online learning, we’re also welcoming our fifth year of Women of Emerson. No doubt, we’ve also developed more technical skills and can now add Zoom to our toolkit. 🙂 What’s also significant is that this past …

Womxn of Emerson: What’s New?

In light of shutdowns, office closures, and cancellations, we felt that this was the perfect time to check back in with Womxn of Emerson from years past to see where they’re at and how their success has grown over the past few years. We reached out folx featured in our 2017, 2018, and 2019 Womxn …

Just Don’t Stop Creating and Advocating

Maria Servellón is an award-winning filmmaker, multimedia artist, educator, and arts advocate from Boston, MA. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art and Japanese from the University of Massachusetts Boston, and her Master of Fine Arts in Film and Media Art from Emerson College. Her focus is film and digital media, including projection, …

Claiming Your Work

Terri Trespicio ’02 is an award-winning writer, speaker, and brand advisor who helps professionals of all stripes harness their creative genius to let their brilliance speak. Her TEDx talk, “Stop Searching for Your Passion,” has more than 5 million views. She was recently named by Hubspot as one of the “Top 18 female speakers who …