About

Transform your technical information for non-technical audiences through better data visualizations, reports, slideshows, and dashboards. Depict Data Studio provides workshops, webinars, conference keynotes, coaching sessions, and custom design projects.

Ann K. Emery

Ann K. Emery is a sought-after speaker who is determined to get your data out of spreadsheets and into stakeholders’ hands. 

Each year, she leads more than 50 workshops, webinars, and keynotes for thousands of people with the aim of equipping organizations to visualize data more effectively. 

Her design consultancy also overhauls graphs, publications, and slideshows with the goal of making technical information easier to understand for non-technical audiences. 

Prior to launching her own company, Ann measured the effectiveness of public policy projects at Innovation Network, managed an internal evaluation system at the Latin American Youth Center, evaluated educational programs for local, state, and national education agencies at ICF International, and contributed to research-to-policy projects at the University of Virginia. 

She earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and a Master’s degree from George Mason University.

Organizations We’ve Worked With

21st Century Community Learning Centers
Abt Associates
Alabama Power Foundation
American Evaluation Association
American Fraternal Alliance
Arabella Advisors
Aspen Institute
Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement for Indiana
Association of Research Libraries
Brandeis University
CA Department of Social Services
California Wellness Foundation
Canadian Evaluation Society
CAMRIS International
Center for the Study of Social Policy
Centers for Disease Control
Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department
Communities in Schools
Compassion International
Continuous Quality Improvement
Corporate Executive Board
Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists
Creative Associates International
DC Child and Family Services Agency
Democracy Fund
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
EnCompass
EngenderHealth
The Evaluators’ Institute
Evidence Action
Feeding Tomorrow
Film Musicians Secondary Market Fund
Florida Grant Developers Network
Focused Ultrasound Foundation
German Development Cooperation
Global Environment Facility
GrantStation
Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Harvard University
Heritage Insider
ID Department of Correction
Innovation Research and Training
International Justice Mission
IREX
James Bell Associates
Kaizen Company
KLAS Research
Knights of Columbus
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Lurie Childrens’ Hospital
ME&A
Milwaukee Evaluation
Mission Capital
Missouri Institute of Mental Health
National Hemophilia Association
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
National Institutes of Health
NC Division of Public Health
NeighborWorks
Northern Virginia Family Service
OMNI Institute
Ontario Council for International Cooperation
Packard Foundation
PEAK Grantmaking
QED Group
Reaching Across Illinois Library System
Redstone Strategy Group
Rio Tinto Alcan
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
RTP Evaluators
Sanford Research
Share Our Strength – No Kid Hungry
Southeast Evaluation Association
Southern Regional Education Board
TechChange
TechnoServe
Texas Association of Institutional Research
U.S. African Development Foundation
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Institute of Peace
U.S. Trade and Development Agency
United Nations
University of South Carolina
University of Tennessee
Urban Institute
Venture Philanthropy Partners
Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
WI Department of Public Health
WI Office of Rural Health