Emelina R. Berkshire

VP of Attendee Experience

Emelina is the Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Development at the University of Washington, Seattle. In her role, she manages special projects, developes and improves processes, and coordinates communications in support of the university’s $5B fundraising campaign. Her background includes work in digital marketing and in the non-profit sector. Emelina is interested in the intersections between business and social impact, and is guided by her passion for education and desire to tackle tough problems. In her spare time, Emelina is an avid reader and enjoys Olympic weightlifting. Emelina earned her Bachelor’s degree in marketing from the Michael G. Foster School of Business, and is current enrolled in the Leadership MBA program at UW Bothell.