Emily Paulhus is from Columbia, Connecticut and is currently a senior at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA. Emily is a chemistry major and an environmental studies minor. She has performed research in organic chemistry, pharmaceutical science and green chemistry at the University of Connecticut. This past summer she was an intern at CleanWell Company in San Francisco, California and realized her interest in toxicology and the safety of household cleaning products. After graduation she would like to work in the field of natural and safe consumer products and eventually receive a PhD in Toxicology.