Emmy Howe, M.Ed.

Co-Director, SEED Project

Emmy Howe is the co-director of the the National SEED Project on Inclusive Education (Seeking Education Equity and Diversity) at the Wellesley Centers for Women.

Emmy is an original writer and founder of the Welcoming Schools Project, bringing years of experience as an elementary school teacher, parent advocate, social justice activist, and facilitator to her work with SEED. Her roles at SEED include co-directing the SEED  New Leaders' Weeks each summer with Emily Style, Gail Cruise-Roberson, and Jondou Chen, building the project’s national website presence, co-facilitating workshops at national conferences on race and gender, and developing new SEED initiatives. A long-time SEED Leader, Emmy continues to host SEED leaders from across New England that have met for 18 years. 

She leads anti-racism groups in her community. She founded CampOUT, a one week summer camp and weekend programs for young people with LGBTQ parents. She is developing Open View Farm, a sheep and vegetable farm in Conway, MA, where there are workshops for educators focused on inclusiveness and sustainability, social justice work, and craft-making. 

Emmy earned her B.A. from Yale, her M.Ed. from Lesley College and A.F.A. from the Program in Artisanry at Boston University.