Emma Kent

Global Policy and Advocacy Manager

Emma Feutl Kent is the Manager of Global Policy and Advocacy at 1,000 Days. In this role, Emma drives the development of policy and advocacy leadership agenda for 1,000 Days, focused on some of today’s most pressing global nutrition challenges.

Prior to joining 1,000 Days, Emma worked as the Operations Lead for the Eleanor Crook Foundation (ECF), a private foundation focused on global nutrition research and advocacy. In her time at ECF, she served as advisor to ECF’s Executive Director, built the foundation’s internal systems from the ground up, and was a bridge between ECF’s advocacy and technical research initiatives.

Emma holds a Masters in Global Policy with a concentration in International Development from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. While at the LBJ School she worked to launch a capacity-building grant portfolio for small scale, local nutrition organizations in Northern Uganda. Emma also received a Bachelor of Arts in English and Political Science.