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Emily Silence

Emily Silence

Development Associate

Emily joined Potomac Riverkeeper Network in 2018 as the Development Associate. She received her undergraduate degree in Political Science and Economics from American University, in Washington D.C. and her Masters in Public Policy, with a focus on Environmental Policy, from American as well. Prior to joining PRKN, she interned for the Pisces Foundation, assisting the Water Program by conducting research, assisting with grantmaking activities, and analyzing other materials to support water strategic plan implementation. Emily has also interned for the Democratic Party of Virginia, assisting with grassroots organizing efforts for the Hilary Clinton campaign. On her days not at PRKN, Emily enjoys many outdoor activities such as hiking, camping and kayaking.