Before joining ODI, Emilie worked across a range of international environments, first in policy and research for the Gender Affairs Division at the United Nations in Santiago, Chile (ECLAC), and later as a consultant for UN Women. More recently, Emilie supported advocacy work and youth-led initiatives at the YWCA in Palestine. They have a particular interest in strategic media and research communications to promote global gender justice, peace, and youth-led social movements.
Emilie currently works as Senior Communications Officer in the Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) team. They support the ALiGN platform on Advancing Learning and Innovation in Gender Norms, as well as wider GESI programme projects. Emilie holds a Masters degree in International Relations from LSE, and a first class BA in Geography from UCL, bringing policy and advocacy experience from Chile and Palestine.