Having completed a doctorate in Policy Analysis and Management, Emilie Cohen approaches problem solving as an interdisciplinary thinker with a firm grounding in the relationship between the arts, business and the environment. Since 1986 she has owned and operated Emilie Cohen Studios, specializing in fine art framing, gold leaf, and conservation services. Innovative designs are created by applying genuine gold leaf on objects hand-carved by the internationally known Wood Carvers Guild in Nepal as well as on one-of-a-kind and hand-crafted objects. In addition to numerous private clients, Emilie Cohen Studios has had the privilege of working for the finest museums and collections in the region and she teaches gilding preservation at the Carnegie Museum of Art. A recent renovation of a living/studio space in the art and design zone of Lawrenceville allowed Emilie Cohen Studios to expand in 2005.