(she/her) Girls Write Now Intern | Mentee
Emily Méndez is a native New Yorker raised in Queens. She completed her undergraduate education at CUNY Hunter College, where she earned a degree in Anthropology. In the future, she hopes to pursue graduate study in Occupational Therapy, where she aspires to help children with disabilities in cultivating vital life skills, fostering independence, and ultimately improve their quality of life. In her free time, Emily finds joy in watching telenovelas, crafting personal essays and letters, and spending quality time with her family.