Emily Geigh Nichols

Emily Geigh Nichols (she/they) is a junior at Stanford University studying African & African American Studies and Mass Communications. Emily currently serves as President of Black Student Union, Chair of the 23rd ASSU Undergraduate Senate, and Director of Social Justice for Stanford Women in Law. The past two years, Emily also served as Leadership Development Chair for the Black Community Services Center. Emily's academic interests center on how to use law, advocacy, and arts to eradicate the school-to-prison pipeline and reimagine educational institutions that center transformative justice. The past two summers, Emily Nichols interned at the The Bail Project as a National Policy Intern, served as an Advocacy Fellow at The Gathering for Justice, interned for former Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs, and co-founded the national #Students2Stay movement. Additionally, was recently selected as a 2022 Truman Scholar Finalist and Sidley Law Scholar. In the near future, she hopes to attend graduate school and receive a joint JD/MFA in law and film. In her spare time, Emily is a part time content creator where she enjoys styling clothes, working on her fashion and wellness blog, and vlogging about her experience at Stanford!