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About

Emma Loftus is the External Relations Coordinator for the Lieber Institute. Prior to joining the Institute, Emma led special projects and development for Working Washington, a worker advocacy organization in Seattle. There, she worked on municipal and statewide policy campaigns to improve working conditions for Washington’s low-wage workers, such as raising the statewide minimum wage. Prior to that, Emma was an Americorps member working as an advocate for residents living in affordable housing. She helped run development efforts for the Cairo-based Andalus Institute for Nonviolence Studies while at the American University in Cairo. In 2013, she received grant funding to conduct fieldwork on spaces of commerce as they relate to the functionality of sidewalks and other elements of the built environment in Cairo, Egypt. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Marlboro College in Cultural History and Middle East Studies.