Emily Crane Linn is a Masters student in the Global Human Development program, pursuing a certificate in refugees and humanitarian emergencies. Previously, she served as the founding director of Canopy of Northwest Arkansas, a refugee resettlement agency in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Under her tenure, Canopy resettled nearly 200 refugees from over a dozen countries and served nearly 250 immigrants and refugees across all their programs. Prior to Canopy, Emily worked as a freelance journalist in Cairo, covering the aftermath of the Arab Spring and the migrant and refugee crisis in the Mediterranean region. She received her BA in Journalism and Anthropology from Miami University of Ohio, and speaks French and Arabic.