Emily Landes is a Project Manager for the CIRCLE Grant Initiative, supporting grantees as they implement innovative solutions to child care challenges exacerbated by the pandemic, emphasizing diversity, equity, and inclusion activities that strengthen partnerships and eliminate barriers.
Prior to joining Early Milestones, Emily worked as a Program Manager at Vital Voices Global Partnership, implementing bilingual youth leadership programs and distributing social impact grants. Emily has also worked in El Salvador, Milwaukee, San Diego, and Belfast on human rights education projects for youth.
Emily received a master’s degree from the United Nations-mandated University for Peace in International Law and Human Rights Studies, where she focused on Children’s and Women’s Rights. Her bachelor’s degree is from Marquette University in International Relations with a concentration in Peace and Justice Studies with minors in Spanish and Women’s and Gender Studies.
In her spare time, Emily loves to be outdoors, skiing, hiking, snowshoeing, and exploring all Colorado has to offer.