Emma Ayres (They/Them/Theirs & She/Her/Hers)

Fundraising Lead


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Joined Transhealth



University of Massachusetts Amherst, Bachelor's Degree with Individual Concentration in Arts in Education, Mount Holyoke, M.Ed (In Progress)




Making music, creative writing, exploring new trails, landscaping, and learning how to fix things


Ida Louise, Doc Watson

Favorite Artist/Band

Britney Howard, Anaïs Mitchell, Frank Ocean, Sharon Van Etten

Staff Bio

Emma Ayres (They/She) serves as the Fundraising Lead of Transhealth Northampton. Their experience has spanned the non-profit, philanthropic, public, and private sectors. As a seasoned educator, guest lecturer, working artist, arts administrator, marketing director, entrepreneur, and fundraiser, they excel at making something out of nothing. They greet everything they do with relentless passion, creative problem solving, and a relationship centered approach. Emma is committed to building reparative strategic planning structures, while working to redefine, reimagine, and revolutionize the boundaries of what fundraising can be in the non-profit health sector. 


Emma is honored to have a chance to work in collaboration with this team of visionaries in the name of trans and gender diverse joy. Emma earned their Bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and is currently working towards a M.Ed at Mount Holyoke College.