Anderson Children's Foundation

Emily Sparks

Emily Sparks Emily Sparks

Director of Grants and Media

Emily Sparks was born and raised in Irvine, California. She graduated from UC Berkeley with highest distinction earning a Bachelors of Arts in Anthropology with an emphasis in Socio-Cultural Anthropology. She is also a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. 

During college, Emily's passion for anthropology led her to work as a research apprentice at the UC Berkeley Folklore Archive where she analyzed folklore pieces collected from around the world. While studying abroad at the University of Salamanca, she learned to speak Spanish. 

Emily is currently pursuing a professional certificate in Nonprofit Management at UC Riverside, Extension.