Emma graduated at the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Amsterdam in the summer of 2019. During her study, Emma already could be seen in various plays with Het Nationale Theater and International Theater Amsterdam.
Emma is part of the collective In plaats van Verkering, where she writes, produces and performs her own work.
When she was younger, Emma portrayed one of the leading characters in the youth-television series Het Geheim van Eyck. After that she played parts in Flikken Rotterdam, Zomer in Zeeland and in the much acclaimed television series Oogappels, which was renewed for a third season in 2021. She also has an appearance in the second season of Golden Globe winning television series Killing Eve and filmed the shorts Dirty Talks and Split-Up.