Emily Musil Church, PhD

Executive Director, Prize Operations, Global Learning XPRIZE

I Prize Technology for Social Good.

Dr. Emily Musil Church is the Executive Director of Education & Learning at XPRIZE, where she led the $15M Global Learning XPRIZE, and leads XPRIZE’s educational outreach and equity programs. Prior to joining XPRIZE, she spent over a decade in academia, where as a professor she specialized in human rights, global development, and gender equity. Emily has a Ph.D. from UCLA, is a Fulbright scholar, and she served on the OECD’s Senior Advisory Group for Blended Finance, and the Advisory Board of the Center for Technology & Workforce Solutions. She's a mom to two young children, and is also a public speaker and is published in numerous outlets including Scientific American, International Policy Digest, Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls, and Huffington Post.