Emma Ishta is(full name Emma Ishta Douglas-Powell) an Australian model and actress. Emma was educated at St Aidans AGS in Corinda, Brisbane, Queensland. She began modeling in Australia at the age of 13. She portrays Kirsten Clark on the ABC Family television series Stitchers.
Emma is married to New York native and playwright Daniel James McCabe, whose play,The Flood, in which they both acted, premiered at the 2014 New York International Fringe Festival and won the Award for Excellence in Playwriting.Through this marriage, she has one stepdaughter. In late June 2016, the couple welcomed their first child together, a son.