Emma Padrick


Emma Padrick ’21 is a senior studying political science and public policy from Westminster, Maryland. Prior to serving as an Undergraduate Fellow for the Eisenhower Institute, she participated in the Decisions 2018 and Women and Leadership programs. 

On campus, Emma can be found in the College Union Building working at the information desk. She is also a member of Alpha Omicron Pi, a mentor with the Lincoln Scholar program, and vice president of the class of 2021. 

Emma spent the fall of 2019 studying in Madrid, Spain in an immersive, language-intensive program. She has continued to improve her language skills as a tutor with the English as a Second Language program through the Center for Public Service. 

In the summer of 2019, Emma served as a public policy intern for Human Services Programs, Inc., a non-profit organization in her community dedicated to connecting homeless and impoverished individuals with assistance and opportunities. This past summer, Emma conducted research for PARSOL, a nonprofit dedicated to criminal justice reform with an emphasis on primary prevention of sexual violence. 

After graduation, Emma hopes to use her experience to work either in the non-profit sector advancing women’s rights or with Title IX policy in the higher education field.