Emma is a nuclear engineer and project manager specializing in site identification and environmental compliance for advanced nuclear fission power plants and recycling of spent nuclear fuel. Emma has worked for Oklo Inc. for over four years as an engineer and project manager focused on licensing. Her current title with Oklo is Siting Lead, where she supports ongoing projects for commercial fission plant deployment and recycling of spent nuclear fuel. Emma has been involved with Mothers for Nuclear since 2016, supporting the organization in its first efforts to bring attention to the importance of nuclear power as a clean source of reliable power important to empowering people and protecting the planet. Emma is inspired to work on and advocate for nuclear technology through her experiences living in South America where she worked on an organic permaculture farm in Ecuador for six months and then researched volunteer tourism in Peru for six months. Her experiences in South America taught Emma that energy is the soil from which everything from clean water to literacy to women’s rights can grow. Emma has earned a bachelor of arts in environmental studies from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, OR and a masters of science in nuclear engineering from the University of Idaho. She currently lives in a small town in rural Montana with her fiance and dog.