Emily Freeland

Emily joined Society for Science in 2019 and works as an Equity and Outreach Programs Senior Specialist, working predominantly with the Advocate Program and ISEF Education Outreach Day programs. Prior to joining the Society, Emily worked with Learning Undefeated (formally MdBio Foundation) – a STEM education non-profit that operates mobile science laboratories, based in Gaithersburg, Maryland. She earned her B.S. in Marine Science (Biology) from Eckerd College and her M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction (Science Education) from the University of Maryland, where she worked with the MADE CLEAR Learning Science Research team studying climate change education. Emily developed a passion for informal science education while teaching marine science education programs at various aquariums in Florida and gained experience working in the formal education system serving as an AmeriCorps member in the City Year program in Orlando.