Emma Wilenta is a policy assistant at Independent Women’s Forum. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the Catholic University of America where she studied politics with minors in philosophy and theology in May 2022. 

At CUA, Emma led the Network of Enlightened Women (NeW) chapter as president. She served as a Resident Assistant on campus for three years. Emma spent a semester in Rome where she studied the Italian language, art, and architecture.

Emma is from Wall, NJ where she loves spending time with her sisters at the beach.