Emily Gay is the treasurer for Legacy Institute for Financial Education. She has a master’s degree in social work from Stephen F. Austin State University. Emily has received several awards including the Social Work Leadership Award in undergraduate and graduate school at SFASU and the Rotary International Youth Exchange Program scholarship. She also was placed in Quito, Ecuador for her senior year of high school.
Emily has been involved with nonprofits, volunteering, and service to others. She is very involved in international volunteer work and travel and she thrives on using her second language, Spanish.
Emily found her passion for community development and education by working in a rural, impoverished area in Quito, Ecuador. That profound moment led her into her career as a Master Level Social Worker. By working for the non-profit sector, she has the opportunity to continue to fulfill her passion by serving and helping others obtain his/her well-being through macro-level practice.