Emily Riemer is the Program Manager of Community Partnerships for Tulane’s Center for Public Service (CPS). She previously supervised an AmeriCorps VISTA program within CPS to support capacity building efforts among local homeless service providers. Emily emphasizes building authentic and collaborative relationships with community partners. She also teaches Taylor Your Life, an innovative career development lab that teaches undergraduate students how to approach their future with the mindset and toolkit of a designer.
Prior to working at Tulane, Emily worked as a clinician and trainer within homeless and supportive housing programs for 19 years – in New Orleans and Chicago. Throughout her career, she has also been a mental health therapist working with college students and faculty. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master in Counselor Education, both obtained at the University of Mississippi.