Emily Cho leads the development and implementation of the GIRL Center’s research communication and translation strategy at global, regional, and national levels to improve the lives of young people through evidence-based solutions. Working closely with colleagues across the Council, she amplifies the Center’s work and impact by creating strategic communications materials, managing the GIRL Center’s web and social media content, and supporting strategic engagements and partnerships.
Before joining the Council, she managed research dissemination, outreach, and communications on food security, poverty, climate, and gender in the Director General’s Office of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington DC. She has also worked as an adviser on sustainable development, climate, education, and governance at the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations, where she facilitated intergovernmental engagements.
Cho holds a Masters in Public Policy from the Sanford School at Duke University, and a BA in political science and international relations from The Ohio State University.