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Emma Friese Peer Ambassador, National Scholarships & Fellowships Program



Emma Friese (she/her) is a rising Senior at Emory University studying Anthropology and International Studies on the Pre-Law track.

She is currently working as an Intern Rule of Law Program at the Carter Center. During the Fall of her Junior year, she participated in the Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program, living with a cohort of International Students in New York City, taking evening courses on global studies, and interning for the legal non-profit Central American Legal Assistance which helps Latin American refugees obtain legal status in the United States. During a free semester this past Spring, Emma took the LSAT, ran the San Diego Half-Marathon, and subsequently spent the Summer solo-traveling through Europe and Latin America, revisiting the Paraguayan town she lived in during an 8-month-long cultural exchange with the American Field Service between high school and college. On campus, Friese is an active member of BridgeEmory, a political discourse club she was co-president of her Sophomore year, the Kappa Pi Pre-Law Society, and Emory Hillel. In between studying, working, and traveling, Friese enjoys thrifting and repairing clothes, cooking while listening to podcasts, and watching Survivor.  

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