Board of Directors
Errika is the inaugural Executive Director for the national STEM Funders Network. Previously she was the Senior Program Officer at the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta leading the team focused on creating equity in education and workforce development. Prior to this she served as the Executive Director of TAG-Ed (Technology Association of Georgia Education Collaborative) focused on K-12 STEM Advocacy throughout the state of Georgia, Vice President of Member Services and External Affairs for IT Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) - the only national organization focused on increasing the representation of black professionals at senior levels in technology, the Vice President of Operations for the Gifted Education Foundation, Southwire, BMC Software and IBM.
Currently she serves the community as the co-lead for the state of Georgia for the National Million Women Mentors initiative, the Board Chair for Ferst Readers and the incoming Chair for Lab Atlanta. She also serves on the Georgia Department of Education Computer Science Advisory Council, the Tech for All Alliance Advisory Board, the Literacy for All Steering Committee, Junior Achievement of Georgia Leadership Council, Georgia’s CTAE Industry Advisory Council, Atlanta Technical College’s Industrial Engineering/Systems Technology Advisory Committee, the Leading Women @ Tech (Georgia Tech) Professional Development Advisory Board, as the Co-Chair for the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta’s Camp CEO 2021 initiative, and the Inspiredu Education Advisory Council. She is a member of IT Senior Management Forum, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and the Atlanta Diversity Managers Affinity Group (ADMAG).
Previously she has served on the American Diabetes Association, Georgia’s southeast regional board, Georgia Tech’s Industrial Engineering Advisory Board, the Southeast PremierCIO Advisory Council, the STEM Learning Ecosystem National Advisory Council, on the boards of STE(A)M Truck, Out Teach, Gifted Education Foundation, Literacy Action, Georgia Tech’s Alumni Association, Per Scholas Atlanta, the Lockhart Morgan Foundation, Whitty Technology Solutions, the National Society of Black Engineers and Arbor Montessori School. She’s also served on the CareerRise Leadership Council, CS4GA leadership committee, the Georgia Chief Science Officers Steering Committee, Georgia Tech’s Women Alumnae Network Executive Board, President of Georgia Tech’s Business Network Executive Board and as the national President for the Georgia Tech Black Alumni Organization. And she has proudly served as a White House Fellow and as a track coach for middle school students.
She has been honored as an Outstanding Georgia Citizen by the Secretary of the State, a Woman of the Year by Atlanta’s Women in Technology, as an Ecosystem Builder by the Tech for All Alliance and Georgia Tech’s AASU organization, as an honorary volunteer of the year by the Midtown Rotary Club, as one of the Top 40 Inspirers in America by InSpire Magazine, Who’s Who in Black Atlanta and with several distinctions from Georgia Tech (the ANAK Society, Alumni Trailblazer, Distinguished Women of the Year, “Woman Out Front”, Young Alumna of the Year and Mentor of the Year).