Emily has lived in Colorado, Mexico and California before calling Seattle home since 2011. After serving many years as a Director of Scientific and Grant Strategy for a life science company, Emily transitioned to working as a consultant in the life sciences industry, guiding the development of multidisciplinary medical technologies ranging from smart monitoring devices to bio-artificial organs to in vitro diagnostics. Emily holds a PhD in Bioengineering from Stanford University, a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Bioengineering from the University of California, Berkeley. She currently lives on Mercer Island with her husband and two young children and enjoys volunteering in the school district and community. Emily enjoys being active – she played collegiate volleyball for the University of California, Berkeley (Cal) and loves being outdoors – hiking, skiing and boating.