Emma looking up to the camera while at her desk.
Photo by Chris O’Donovan

Emma Vogelmann is a leading activist in the disabled community. 

She currently works as Lead Policy Adviser at Scope, on the children and young people team where she focuses on the issues faced by disabled children, young people and their families. Her main areas of focus are youth employment and inclusivity of disabled children.

Previously, Emma worked at Muscular Dystrophy UK for three years where she lead on their disabled employment work including writing the Ready and Able report launched at Parliament in 2019.

Emma also freelances doing policy work, public speaking, writing blogs, accessibility consulting, communications and social media and more. She has worked with SMA UK doing online community sessions, The Parliament Project on their communications and accessibility work and Cosmopolitan Care on employment contracts and other legal advice. She has also volunteered with Amnesty International to increase awareness of disability-related issues.

Emma graduated from Queen Mary University of London with her Law degree in 2016. While at university, she interned for three years with the British Institute of Human Rights and was the Assistant Editor of the Queen Mary Human Rights Law Review. 

Emma has Spinal Muscular Atrophy and has used a ventilator via a tracheotomy since 2009 when she contracted the Swine Flu.

This website compiles all of Emma’s work and blogs. Please email
hello@emmavogelmann.com for work enquiries.

Photo by Chris O’Donovan