Emily Bisek is the Assistant Director of Communications for the Minnesota Department of Education. Before working in state government, she gathered years of experience providing communications support to nonprofits and advocacy groups, including Think Small, A Better Minnesota and SEIU. Emily returned to Minnesota after planning events around the country and abroad for the White House, most notably as a member of the Presidential Inaugural Committee. She worked in Budapest, Hungary fresh out of college in the marketing department of a Hungarian startup. She is a proud UW-Madison alum with degrees in Journalism and Mass Communication and Political Science.