Senior Director, Internal Communications and Public Relations
Emily Sollie is Lutheran World Relief’s Senior Director for Internal Communications and Public Relations. She works to facilitate a positive organizational culture of sharing and learning, and represents LWR to the news media. She previously served as Director for Creative Services, leading LWR’s creative team in developing and executing communication strategies.
Emily is a graduate of the University of Georgia, with a BA in English and a minor in Mass Communications. She later studied at the University of Alabama where she received her MA in American Studies.
Previously coming from journalism and publishing backgrounds, Emily sought out a work in the non-profit realm, where she could pursue work that she truly believes in. LWR was the perfect match for both her passions and talents. It is vital for her to work at an organization where she can meaningfully connect with her colleagues over a shared vision to make the world a better place.
Emily’s favorite quote relates directly to her experience at LWR:
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. –Margaret Mead