Emily recently graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University with a BA in Middle Eastern Studies and Arabic. Prior to graduating, she worked as a Middle East research intern for a human rights research organization in Boston. Post-graduation, she arrived in Tunisia to begin an intensive Arabic program and remained in the country to work as an editor and journalist for an online Tunisian news agency, Tunisia Live. Emily has also lived in Egypt and spent time traveling the Middle East and North Africa. She is proficient in the Egyptian, Tunisian, and classical dialects of Arabic.