Emily Wildau, MPP
Senior Research & Policy Analyst/KIDS COUNT Coordinator
Emily joined NM Voices in 2020, becoming Senior Research and Policy Analyst in 2023. She coordinates the KIDS COUNT program by monitoring and providing education on child well-being data and focuses on policy issues related to early childhood, K-12 and higher education, and food security. She was born in Roswell and completed her BA in English Rhetoric at NMSU. During her time there, Emily discovered her passion for social justice in a volunteer role advocating and fundraising for programs to support an end to child soldiering in Central and East Africa. Since relocating to Albuquerque in 2015, Emily has contributed to her community throughout her career, previously working at Roadrunner Food Bank and Central New Mexico Community College. She earned her Master’s in Public Policy at UNM.