Speaker Details

Meet our speaker!

Emily Jansen Bus '18

Emily Jansen is an author, marketing, branding communications professional, and a global citizen at heart. Her business, the Emily Jacob Agency, serves non-profits, small business owners and corporations around corporate brand marketing & storytelling. With roots in Maryland, Emily resides in Austin, TX today.

She spent much of her early career in Washington, D.C. and formerly lived in Kenya and Korea on volunteer and professional assignments. She is passionate about empowering women to embrace their stories with charisma, courage, and confidence. She is a life-long learner, earning her B.A. in Communications from the University of Maryland and an M.S. in Marketing from Johns Hopkins University, and has been a student of classical piano for more than 20 years.

Emily loves to write poetry, sing in her church band, teach piano, compete in triathlons, travel, cook, and be Auntie Emmy to many children. Emily sits on the board of She Saves a Nation, a non-profit that supports marginalized young women in East Africa. One day, she hopes to start her own series B corporation in fitness philanthropy.