Four and a half years ago Emma was diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s. She was aged just 29. Making it her mission to raise awareness about the condition and continue her life as she planned, Emma campaigns and shares her story on social media, published her own book on dealing with Parkinson’s and featured in UK BBC documentary ‘The Big Life Fix’ while continuing her career as a Creative Director.
In 2015 Emma won the CharityComms Inspiring Communicator award for her fundraising for Parkinson’s, is one of MT’s 35 women under 35, was shortlisted for a Woman of the Future Award and is a 4 time TEDX speaker.
Emma works as a Devices and Apps Strategist at the Parkinson's UK charity and is fascinated by technology and the vital role it can play in enhancing the lives of those living with health conditions.
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