Emma O'Neil-Dietel

Smith College

Emma is from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is an alum of Smith College '22 where she studied World Literatures, Spanish, and Archives Studies. She teaches creative writing at Writopia Lab and works at Ford's Theatre. She has worked at several museums and cultural institutions including the Library Company of Philadelphia, a distinguished archive of early Philadelphia history, and the Smithsonian Museum of American History. She has a passion for the arts, and is an avid writer, artist, and musician. She is passionate about helping others find self-confidence and develop their identities through writing, just as she has from a young age. She hopes to pursue a career in museum education and public history.