Emma Bearden

Degree Program: MA


Emma grew up working with people with disabilities and has a passion for connecting with others. This passion for human connection pushed her to study Spanish, to open the door to connecting with Spanish speakers in the United States and around the world. Emma studied at Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia in the summer of 2019, further sparking her interest in Latin American language, culture, and literature. Emma hopes to continue fostering meaningful relationships across ability and language barriers.