Emerald Stewart is a proud first-generation college graduate whose personal passions drive her professional work. Since earning her B.A. from Howard University, she has used her project management and relationship-building skills to help advance the missions of several educational non-profits in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining CityBridge, she successfully managed a portfolio of foundation and government grants for Higher Achievement—an academic enrichment program—and also served as a volunteer mentor.
Emerald holds an executive certificate in Nonprofit Management from Georgetown University and is a former Washington Redskins cheerleader. Although a native Houstonian, Emerald has resided in D.C. for more than 12 years and is proud to call the nation’s capital home.