Communications, Events &
Project Management Professional
In addition to being a globally renowned singer/songwriter, Emma is an award-winning communications, events & PRINCE2 project management professional, with over 9 years’ relevant experience.
Born & raised in Yorkshire, UK, Emma has a BA with Honours (First-Class) in Latin American Studies from the University of Liverpool & an MSc (Merit) in Violence, Conflict & Development Studies from SOAS, University of London. Emma speaks excellent Portuguese & Spanish, & is used to collaborating with people from all over the world.
Emma’s particular expertise is how human rights & socio-political issues can effectively intersect with the arts, in order to increase understanding & awareness to a broad range of stakeholders.
Combining a strategic focus with a passion for working with audio-visual focused projects & empowering others, Emma has a track record of realising strategic & creative objectives, whilst augmenting impact.
Emma has designed & developed multiple websites*, systems & digital tools, such as:
https://sarahjayhawley.com/ (from scratch)
https://aialeproductions.com/ (from scratch)
https://emmasavillemusic.com/ (from scratch)
Why Comics? (from scratch – Emma co-founded the charity, which was later merged with PositiveNegatives)
* Emma uses various Content Management Systems (CMS) to build & manage websites, such as WordPress, GoDaddy, Wix, SquareSpace, Nemysis, RedDot, as well as bespoke ones.
(Emma appeared on TRT World’s roundtable, aired on Sky.)
Organisations who’ve published Emma’s work [2016-present] include:
SOAS University of London, UCL Institute of Education, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Amnesty International, CARE International, Open Society Foundation, Huff Post, International Living, LAP Publishing, El Tiempo, El Pais, the BBC, the Times & Al Jazeera, amongst others.
Emma has worked with various internationally renowned organisations & universities, as well as award-winning musicians, bands, audio-visual focused projects & film festivals, including: SOAS University of London, Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education, University College of London, Sofar Sounds (Salvador, Brazil), & platinum-winning UK artist, Sarah Jay Hawley (whose songs have been heard by millions, notably on Massive Attacks’ platinum-selling album Mezzanine).
Plus, PositiveNegatives, SOAS University of London (human rights communications tools), AIALE PRODUCTIONS (music & events production, NYC, USA), Gabi Guedes (globally renowned Brazilian percussionist), Orquesta Estelar (25-piece Cuban big band, London, UK), Edmilia Barros – Produção e Mídia Social Ltd. (an esteemed events management company based in Salvador, Brazil), Ladima Women’s Film Festival, Cine Africa Brazilian Project & Mostra De Cinemas Africanos (the Brazil African Film Festival), to name a few.
From web design & branding, to film production, to organising large scale conferences or small, intimate events.
Emma’s unique understanding of the arts & human rights sectors, communications skillset, & experience managing a wide range of projects can help you achieve your goals.