Emma Lee Gometz

Digital Producer - Engagement

As the Digital Producer of Engagement for Science Friday, Emma helps develop audience strategy, writes newsletters and journalistic articles, 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 and directed experimental pieces for Ars Nova, Soho Playhouse, Williamsburg Art Nexus, The Tank, 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.