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Emily Sheridan

Corporate Partnerships & Events Manager


Emily Sheridan joined Riverkeeper in 2023 as its Manager of Corporate Partnerships & Events, bringing over 15 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising and corporate grantmaking. From 2010 to 2021, she managed corporate philanthropy and thought leadership events for Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., a publicly-traded S&P 500 company focused on building the real estate infrastructure necessary to foster innovation across the life science industry. Prior to her time in the private sector, Emily raised funds for cancer research at City of Hope, a National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Having grown up in a beach community at the mouth of New York Harbor, she is deeply connected to New York’s waterways and thrilled to help Riverkeeper protect and restore these critical ecosystems. Emily received her BA in psychology from Vassar College.

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