A graduate of Goshen College, Siana Emery majored in English and Communications. While in college, Siana served as Executive Editor of The Record, the school paper, which was named the best newspaper in its division by the Indiana Collegiate Press Association. She also was a leader of the Prevention Intervention Network, a bystander education program, and she was a four-time All-American in the race walk. Siana is passionate about issues of climate, domestic and sexual abuse, and child welfare. Her hobbies include running, hiking and collaging.