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Emma Polinsky

Bachelor of Arts 2025
Emma Polinsky

Emma (she/her) is an Environmental Studies major (B.A., 2025) also pursuing certificates in Spanish and Energy Studies. She is particularly interested in environmental justice, youth-centered activism, and legal frameworks/environmental policy. This past year, she attended COP28 in Dubai as a partner of the Southern Environmental Law Center. She has also been named an Aspen Future Climate Leader.

Emma works at CBEY as a Communications Assistant. In her free time, Emma volunteers at the New Haven Climate Movement and works in the Branford College Office as an aide. Emma is the current Co-President of the Yale Student Environmental Coalition and has served on the executive boards of the Yale College Democrats and Common Closet at Yale. 

Emma is from Saint Petersburg, Florida.