Meet The Arabella Team

Emily Davé

Program Assistant

Emily Davé is a program assistant on Arabella’s Managed Organizations team in the Chicago office. She provides financial, administrative, and operational support for both internal initiatives and projects hosted at the New Venture Fund, Hopewell Fund, and Windward Fund, all 501(c)(3) public charities, and the Sixteen Thirty Fund, a 501(c)(4). Her portfolio includes projects focused on sustainable food systems, conservation efforts, civic engagement, international development, and education.

Prior to joining Arabella, Emily worked in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors of healthcare. She gained project and change management experience as an intern at both athenahealth, a cloud-based electronic health records (EHR) company outside Boston, and at Deerwalk, a multinational EHR company based in Nepal. While in Kathmandu, she taught English to grade schoolers at the Sifal School and helped develop a comprehensive reading curriculum. Emily also interned at the Henry J. Austin Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center supporting underserved communities with integrated care in Trenton, New Jersey, where she launched its social media presence and researched outcome measures for its tobacco cessation program.

Emily graduated cum laude from Boston College with a BA in applied psychology & human development and a minor in international studies, with a concentration in ethics and international social justice.

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