Emanuelle Sippy

Emanuelle Sippy


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Emanuelle Sippy (she/her) is a board member of the Kentucky Student Voice Team and formerly co-directed the organization for three years. She’s often described this work as “moving from protest to policy making,” including when Emanuelle appeared on MSNBC, discussing the Team’s Coping with COVID-19 Study, which garnered almost 13,000 responses from all but one Kentucky county. She’s shared policy recommendations with audiences from the Aspen Institute to the Kentucky Board of Education.

As the Partnerships Coordinator at Future Coalition, she supports youth-led organizations internationally and across issue areas through initiatives such as their Incubator and Electoral Coalitions. Emanuelle also co-authored the Move School Forward Guiding Principles and was the Art Department Head a feminist art & literary magazine.

Emanuelle joined the team as an eighth grader. She is a recent graduate of Henry Clay High School in Lexington and is a first year at Princeton University.


Ready Or Not
Save Our Seats
March For Our Lives KY
The Co-Creation Generation
School Safety Bill
Race To Learn
Coping with COVID-19


October 9, 2020

On the Kentucky School Board and in Their Communities, Youth are Making Their Voices Heard

February 11, 2020

School Safety Requires a More Comprehensive Approach Than Armed Guards

February 1, 2020

Students as Education Partners

July 12, 2018

Beyond Guns: Student Testimony on School Safety, Climate, and Culture

March 20, 2018

We gather for safer, more
empathetic, and more loving schools

Emanuelle on the Forum

April 25, 2020

"A Test Does Not Define Who You Are": Thoughts on #TestOptionalNOW