Emily Gooding

M.A. Student
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Emily majored in Polymer & Fiber Engineering in the School of Materials Science & Engineering at Georgia Tech with a minor in International Affairs. She is currently pursuing her Master's Degree in the Technology & Policy Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with the aim for a career in humanitarian logistics and supply chain management. Emily hopes to combine her experience in engineering and supply chain management with her passion for international aid and development. She is currently working with a team to develop a workforce allocation tool for use the public health sector in developing regions. The tool utilizes an optimization model and helps decision-makers allocate healthcare workers to facilities based on criteria including their preferences, facility demand for workers and budgetary constraints.