Emma Sell-Goodhand was born and raised in Durham, North Carolina. She completed her undergraduate studies at UNC-Asheville, where she majored in International Studies and Spanish and played for the university’s soccer team. Emma is fluent in Spanish and has travelled extensively in Central and South America. She worked as a high school and elementary school teacher before earning her Masters in Public Health from the University of Michigan. During her time at Michigan, Emma mentored student-athletes and served as a sex educator on campus. In this position, she led presentations and facilitated discussions around safe sex practices and healthy relationships. Emma enjoys playing soccer, running and teaching fitness classes in her spare time.