Emily Adams was born in California and obtained her Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Tulsa. She played soccer for the University and was very involved with IAESTE (International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience) and SENEA (Sustainable Energy in North Eastern Asia). As an Undergraduate Emily worked overseas as a Design Engineer in Germany as well as participated in research for sustainable energy systems. Emily loves to travel and cannot wait to see where she ends up in the Peace Corps.
Emily loves living in Tampa and has enjoyed exploring the city. For fun Emily enjoys going to concerts, scuba diving, painting, outdoor adventures, sushi, thai food, cooking, and playing with her chinchilla that has ninja-like qualities. One of her favorite quotes that explains her goals as an engineer is:
“Strive for perfection in everything you do. Take the best that exists and make it better. When it does not exist, design it.” - Sir Henry Royce
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