Emily Schaub is a Women’s Economic Empowerment Specialist based out of the ICRW-DC office. Prior to that, she served as a ICRW’s Knowledge Management and Communications Associate working on the Women and Girls at the Center of Development Learning Agenda, a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation initiative. Before joining ICRW, Emily served as a Research Associate for the B.A. Rudolph Foundation, where she spearheaded research projects on the professional development of women in STEM fields and sexual harassment against female interns in the United States. She also created a fact sheet and toolkit for individuals and organizations to protect themselves and their colleagues against harassment in the workplace.
Emily has also consulted with the L.V. Prasad Eye Institute to identify a strategy to evaluate the impact of the institute’s low-cost rural eye care program and share compelling patient stories with stakeholders. As a Research Intern at UN Women’s West and Central Africa Regional Office in Dakar, Senegal, Emily conducted an assessment of the agency’s work to engage young women, particularly in local politics in Senegal, and drafted a report on gender and the youth bulge in the region.