Who Am I?

Ms. Emily Johnson is a dynamic professional with a diverse skill set and a passion for fostering effective communication and inclusive learning for deaf youths. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Gallaudet University and an Associate Degree in General Liberal Arts from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Emily's exceptional interpersonal skills, adaptability, and critical thinking abilities have been pivotal throughout her journey.


Emily's excellence shines as a High School English Teacher at the Texas School for the Deaf, where she collaborates on individualized education plans, delivers engaging English lessons, and tailors instructional strategies for diverse learners. Her mark extends to Harvard University, where she acted bilingually in an adapted production of Fun Home, showcasing her proficiency in both ASL and English.


Her prowess also emerges from roles as a Grant Writer and Copywriter at Ta-Da Studios Creative Agency, mastering language nuances for grant applications and crafting persuasive marketing content. Emily's commitment to diversity and inclusion is evident in her contributions as an English Master at the National Theatre of the Deaf and as a Paraprofessional Student Assistant at Gallaudet University's Division of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Her involvement with the Poor People’s Campaign and Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice reflects her advocacy for marginalized communities and her instrumental role in voter registration initiatives.


Emily's leadership flourishes as the Director of Communications for Gallaudet University's Student Body Government, adeptly managing communication channels, designing newsletters, and organizing impactful student initiatives.


With an unwavering commitment to empowerment, Emily also served as an Employment Services Assistant at the Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and as a Direct Caregiver at D/S Community. Her dedication to creating positive environments, teaching English to migrant workers, and providing compassionate care underscores her multifaceted contributions.


Emily Anna Johnson's journey is a testament to her versatility, dedication, and unwavering commitment to making a positive impact. Her unique blend of skills, experience, and passion positions her as a remarkable individual who continually enriches the lives of those around her.

Emily leads a dynamic and nature-immersed lifestyle, embracing activities like hiking, camping, and vanlife to forge a strong connection with the outdoors. Her commitment to a gluten-free and vegan diet reflects her conscious choices for health and the environment. Through her lens, she captures the beauty of landscapes and botanical wonders, intertwining her love for photography with the natural world. Rooted in intellectual pursuits, Emily finds solace in the realms of reading and writing, completing a life brimming with diverse passions.