As the Digital Producer of Engagement for Science Friday, Emma helps develop audience strategy and contributes to the visual artistic direction of Science Friday’s digital platforms.
Emma was born and raised in Queens, New York to Colombian and Jewish parents. She has a BA in Evolutionary Biology of the Human Species from Columbia University. Emma is a writer and illustrator who loves drawing primates, including naked humans. She is also a performance artist, having performed experimental pieces for Williamsburg Art Nexus, The Tank NYC, Times Square Arts, and more.
In her spare time, Emma listens to many musical soundtracks, writes a substack loveletter to junkfood, and tends to her coping mechanisms like G-d to the garden of Eden. Dave Malloy, if you’re reading this, you’ve changed my life forever.
Resources like “The Tick App” and local tick research labs can help you learn about tick exposure and contribute to the science that’s tracking their impact.
A Hawaiian elder discusses what’s at stake for Indigenous Hawaiians when we disturb the ocean floor.
We’re suckers for a good coloring book page. If you are too, try our all-ages cephalopod coloring challenge!
Get a cephalopod story in your inbox every day, for all of cephalopod week. Plus, this year we worked with an artist to create a coloring challenge!
After several rejections, a paleoclimatologist found support by sharing her story with other scientists.