Emma graduated from Acadia University (Wolfville, Nova Scotia) in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Biology. After graduating, she volunteered as a counsellor with the Ottawa Rape Crisis Line and the Kids' Help Phone Crisis Text Line. She is also the chair of Digital Communications for Fertility Matters Canada and a volunteer with Genome BC's Geneskool program. To gain exposure to genetic counselling, she worked as a Genetic Counselling Research Assistant at the BC Children's and Women's hospital and was fortunate to have the opportunity to shadow at the BC Cancer Clinic. In her spare time, Emma enjoys hiking, reading and poetry, and embroidery.