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), 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 is Senior Communications Officer for the Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) team, bringing specific experience from feminist movements in the Global South. They lead strategic communications for the ALIGN (Advancing Learning and Innovation in Gender Norms) platform, as well as GESI programme research projects. Emilie holds a distinction in International Relations MSc from LSE, and a first class degree in Geography from UCL.