Emily is Director of Communications and Global Events at Resilience Rising. She has over a decade of strategic communications experience, with particular expertise in building a brand in the climate and sustainability arena. She has developed and executed strategies for major global events, creative campaigns, publication launches and organizational milestones, with the ultimate goal of inspiring people to take action. In her most recent role at C40 Cities, Emily led and mentored a global team of communications and events specialists responsible for cultivating an inclusive, compelling and well-respected brand identity and voice. Prior to her time with C40, Emily lived and worked in Lebanon, Syria and Kenya. She currently resides outside of Boston and enjoys traveling, being outdoors and reading a good book.