Emily Goodman

Program Manager, Leadership and Global Activation

Emily manages the VV LEAD Fellowship, which brings together global women leaders from the non-profit and for-profit sectors who are tackling a range of urgent social problems with new, bold vision and a value of compassionate leadership to make our world a better, more inclusive place.

Favorite Quote?

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
-Martin Luther King Jr.

Where is your favorite place you have traveled?
Vietnam

 

What is the most unusual thing you keep at your desk?
A bottomless stash of snacks. Shhh….

 

What was the last great book you read? 
Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. It’s a touching, honest and raw depiction of our society and of a culture and family that is vastly different from my own.

 

You’re hosting a small dinner and have seats for three famous people, who are they
Elizabeth Warren, Jon Stewart, and Aziz Ansari (alternate: Rachel Maddow)