Emily Wyner

Emily WynerEmily Wyner is a thinker, collaborator, and advocate. She brings years of organizing experience to the table, most recently working on women’s health and anti-human trafficking campaigns since moving to Philadelphia in the summer of 2013. Emily currently works at Public Health Management Corporation in a two-pronged role as the outreach coordinator for PersonLink, a program supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities, and the Dawn Court specialized case manager, through which she works with women who have repeat prostitution offenses to ensure they receive substance abuse treatment and other social services instead of a prison sentence. She holds a BA in anthropology from Tufts University, where she founded the undergraduate food justice collective and received thesis honors for her autoethnography on the Occupy movement and its relationship to contemporary food activism. She lives in South Philly with her roommates-turned-family and is a proud member-owner of the South Philly Food Co-op.