Emily is a marketing event strategist with over ten years experience working in various verticals. She started her career in the nonprofit sector and dedicates her time consulting for small businesses to help them get the resources they need. She has been a part of multiple large event operations to include South by Southwest, Comic Con, and Austin City Limits. Emily lends her events and marketing experience to open source communities across different platforms and has participated in building event projects for communities to use. In her free time, she enjoys listening to audiobooks and playing with her dogs.