Emilie Welles is the Flag Program Manager and 2022 Women of Discovery Coordinator for WINGS. She has been working with WINGS since January 2022, though her history with the organization extends back almost 19 years. Emilie has had the privilege of watching the WINGS mission in action and met many of the Fellows and Flag Carriers. Now working with WINGS professionally, she is able to help a new generation of extraordinary women achieve their research and expedition goals. 

Originally from New York City, Emilie graduated with a BA in American History from Montana State University in 2020 and is currently in the masters program at the University of Chicago, where she is furthering her research on World War II history in the South Pacific.