Emily draws upon her expertise in technology to create rich, meaningful experiences that educate and evoke. Her experiential design strategies facilitate engagement, inspire meaningful connections, and activate audiences for a wide array of project types. With seventeen years of expertise as a technologist, interaction designer, and activator of space, Emily designs fresh experiences and technology platforms integrated into large-scale media environments and physical space to create a lasting impact. Emily’s experiential design projects include the interactive design for the Statue of Liberty Museum, new mobile science learning centers for the BioBus and Mobile Food Lab, unique exhibitions for the National Museum of Mathematics, as well as leading the STEM curriculum at the Lower East Side Girls Club—MakerSpace.
Prior to co-founding Tessellate, Emily was the Director of Immersive and Activity Design at ESI Design. Her projects have integrated hands-on games, participatory group activities, dynamic data visualization, and user-friendly toolsets. Emily earned an MPS in Interactive Telecommunications from New York University and a BA in Studio Art and Earth Sciences from Earlham College.