Social Impact Associate
As the Social Impact Associate, Erika is instrumental in facilitating the mission of transforming neighborhoods through assisting underprivileged South LA youth by giving them positive alternatives and fostering their leadership skills. In addition, she uses her scientific background to empirically measure the impact of SoLa's outreach programs and gain an understanding of tenant needs to help develop meaningful ways to better serve the community of South LA. Erika has a demonstrated commitment to diversity, increasing higher education and community engagement.
Erika earned a master's degree in Neurobiology from California State University, Los Angeles and a bachelor's degree in Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz.