Emerald Dupree, OTR/L, is an occupational therapist serving geriatric and pediatric populations. An alumna of Howard University with a bachelor’s in psychology and a master’s in occupational therapy, Emerald has made strides in her career and community to bring awareness of the contributions of occupational therapy to physical and mental health. Emerald is also passionate about building a legacy, starting with opening her online fashion boutique, Emerald City Boutique, LLC, which launches later this year. She also incorporates her passion for people with her 24 years of performance experience, including coaching performance teams at Howard University, teaching dance classes at local dance schools, and dancing for her church, Spirit of Faith Christian Center. Emerald loves serving so many people, young and old, through all her different passions.