Emily Wright provides research, writing, and outreach support for projects in the Climate and Natural Resources Management Practice Area. She has contributed to greenhouse gas inventory reports, climate action plans, and the development of sustainability metrics for transit agencies and municipalities. Prior to joining Cascadia in 2017, Emily spent three years supporting environmental planning and restoration projects as well as developing field-based youth educational programs for the Coos Watershed Association as an AmeriCorps VISTA member and, subsequently, a staff member. Most recently, she completed her Master’s degree in Geography at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa where she researched development policies and socioeconomic outcomes for aquaculture value chains in Indonesia. Emily holds a B.A. in Anthropology from Northwestern University, is a Udall Scholar, and has proficiency in Indonesian and Spanish. Outside of work hours, Emily usually finds ways to enjoy nature, preferably by surfing, paddling, or otherwise being near, on, or in water. She also loves trying out interesting and tasty food, and cooking some up at home!