Erica is an entrepreneur, technologist and community organizer with over 17 years of experience. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies, including Boeing, FOX Interactive Media, Turner Broadcasting, and Oracle, as well as successful startups. She holds a B.S and M.S in Computer Science from Clark Atlanta University. She also conducted post-graduate research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Always eager to explore and push boundaries in tech, Erica has worked in various areas of technology, including web, mobile, augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence and human-centered computing.
Erica is passionately working towards gender and multicultural inclusion in tech, via education and exposure to opportunities. She founded the Atlanta network of Women Who Code, where she currently leads new developer workshops and organizes monthly tech talks, hack nights and networking events for women technologists. In addition, Erica collaborates with companies within the Atlanta tech community to help improve strategies around diversity and inclusion. She also sits on the advisory board of 100 Girls of Code where she helps develop new strategies and curriculums to expose girls to technology.