Meet the Models: Emily Cohen

Emily Cohen, walking in memory of mother, Linda Cohen (2003), her cousin, Linda Wolfenden (2010), and her Aunt, Barbara Wolfenden, a Survivor since 2004

Emily Cohen

“I have thoroughly enjoyed being a part of the Runway family. Even attending as a guest, I am always amazed and inspired by the incredible women and families that take part. I have been able to walk in the show with my aunt who is a breast cancer survivor and am excited to do so again in the 10-year anniversary show. We walk not only to celebrate her, but also my mother (my aunt’s sister) and my cousin (my aunt’s daughter) who both lost their battles to breast cancer. It’s an honor to be able to celebrate them and share our story. I have also aimed to honor my mom, cousin, and aunt through walking in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer – 39.3 incredible miles. This year will be my fourth walk! I’m always inspired and moved by the other participants on the walk and love hearing their stories. Even more, I am a postdoc at Beth Israel in Boston and am so fortunate to actually be working in a breast cancer research lab. Being able to work on a disease that has so much personal meaning is so rewarding. I am so excited to return this year as an alum model and rock the runway!”