Partners for Our Children


Executive Director

Emiko is an Associate Professor at the School of Social Work who joined P4C as Executive Director in 2018. Her research and scholarship is equity-driven, with a focus on prevention and system change to improve child and family well-being, especially for marginalized groups. Attuned to the need for socially just, evidence-based, and culturally relevant supports for children, families and communities, Emiko is committed to anti-racist institutional and structural analysis and reform. Her approach to this work is shaped by her interdisciplinary background, which includes a BA in sociology, MS in criminology and PhD in social work, as well as direct service experience with victims of family and gender-based violence. In addition to her faculty role at the SSW, Emiko served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and as MSW Program Director.