Erica is a passionate licensed clinical therapist who is dedicated to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), non-profit leadership, and community engagement. She partners with organizations, health care facilities, medical and corporate professionals to provide access to resources to advance teams and help employees thrive. Most recently, she co-founded Employee Network Allyance, a space for allyship for today and tomorrow’s employee network leaders who help each other succeed. Erica holds a Post Masters in Clinical Adolescent Psychology and a Masters in Social Work from New York University, Silver School of Social Work. She is the First LatinX Immigrant President of the National Association of Social Workers NYC, the largest organization for professional social workers worldwide. She is the Founder of B.O.L.D, Building Organizing and Leading with Diversity . Her work focuses on the intersectionality of behavioral health, criminal legal, social disparities, trauma, and human development. She serves as Treasurer for Latino Social Work Coalition and Vice President of Education at Prospanica NY. Her successful career earned her numerous awards. She is regularly invited to be a guest speaker, moderator and panelist by well-known organizations. She is releasing her first book, Latinx in Social Work in the Fall of 2021.