Courtney Emerson is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer for All In Together. Emerson co-founded All In Together in 2014 to ensure women’s voices are fully represented in political and civic life and close the most critical gender gaps in political engagement. As COO, she oversees partnerships, programming and general operations at AIT.
In addition to her role at AIT, Courtney serves as an Advisor to Everwise, an online mentoring and professional development platform, where she supports their women’s leadership content and programming. Formerly a Vice President at the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI), Emerson advised Fortune 500 and global companies on the design and delivery of talent-based initiatives. While at CTI, she developed and led Levers to Leadership℠, a proprietary leadership program to empower professional women with the resources to accelerate their careers.
Emerson has been a featured speaker at organizations including the Council for Urban Professionals (CUP), Professional Business Women of California (PBWC) as well as numerous CTI Task Force member companies such as EY, Hewlett Packard, HSBC, and Schwab. Emerson has written for publications including Huffington Post, The Hill and co-authored the CTI research report, Vaulting the Color Bar: How Sponsorship Levers Multicultural Individuals into Leadership, profiled by NPR in 2012.
Emerson began her career as a research assistant to Professor Amaney Jamal, Associate Professor of Politics at Princeton University, and has held positions at numerous non-profits.
Emerson graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with a degree in Politics and minor in Near Eastern Studies, where her senior thesis explored the conditions influencing positive reform of women’s legal rights in the Arab world. She currently lives in New York City.