Emily Catedral joined COCA staff in 2017 as the COCAbiz Program Coordinator. She is primarily responsible for managing the day to day activities of the COCAbiz program. Emily graduated from Hollins University, where she earned a BA in English with a concentration in Creative Writing and a minor in Studio Art. After graduating, she moved to St. Louis and worked as a teaching artist for students K-12, teaching digital art, animation, 3D printing, video game design and makerspace education. In Spring 2017, she served as the Map Room Facilitator for the St. Louis Map Room project, a collaboration between COCA and Jer Thorp’s Office for Creative Research in New York City.