Emily Hibard grew up in Downey, and attended Azusa Pacific University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. She later earned a Master's degree in Public Administration (MPA) from California State University at Northridge. Additionally, she studied Modern Political Thought at the University of Oxford, St. Edmund Hall, and was a member of the Oxford Union.
She works in manufacturing, media, and music, and is a member of the Recording Academy Los Angeles Chapter (Grammy Awards).
Emily is a lifelong athlete and enjoys volleyball, pickleball, hiking, camping, overlanding, beach cruising, SCUBA diving, and sailing. She has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, and has kayaked in both Antarctica and the Arctic Ocean.
Emily has authored a series of books aimed at helping people start nonprofit organizations across the country. She volunteers her time serving on the boards of nonprofit organizations, where she helps women find freedom from chemical dependency.
She hopes to utilize all of her experiences to serve her community.