17536_headshot Emily Verellen

Emily is the Senior Director of Programs for the Fledgling Fund. She began her career co-founding a women’s rights and reproductive health center in the Kibera Slum of Nairobi, and then went on to work in South African and NYC-based non-profits focused on women’s rights, health and community development. In her role as the Senior Director of Programs at Fledgling, Emily identifies creative projects with the most impact potential to support through grants and in-kind resources, and provides strategy consulting in engagement and social impact. Emily also directs the Fledgling Engagement Lab, an incubator for social issue documentary filmmakers.


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