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Born and raised on a Minnesota farm, Emily lived her teens and early twenties in central Florida. Now in North Carolina, she is earning her Master of Nonprofit Management. True to her feminist heart, she contributes to,, and She aims to connect her writing, nonprofit organizing, and youth mentoring experience to public education reform. When Emily’s not loving on her motley animal crew or eating yummy food with her partner, you can find her tweeting in her pajamas @EAVrotsos.

  • “The Morning After” Or “The War On Girls”

    We’re all aware of the war on women. We have watched ourselves gain ground, and then lose it. We all watched Wendy Davis kick filibuster butt, celebrated the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, and have witnessed the constant back-and-forth… Read More ›

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  • Girls, Health and a Revolutionized Rhetoric

    I was lucky to have parents who filled our home with strong heroines. My role models flew into my life on the backs of books, films, and boisterous aunts and cousins who danced barefoot at the stove and pruned fruit… Read More ›

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