Erin started with the Diversity Institute in 2011 and has helped grow the Institute from a team of six researchers to a 100+ multi-disciplinary, cross-functional and diverse team. She has 12+ years of experience working in the federal government, private sector and university administration and research, overseeing the development, implementation and evaluation of innovative programs aimed at advancing diversity and inclusion. Currently, Erin has taken a leadership role on DI projects such as the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub and Future Skills.

Her work focuses on critical approaches to innovation and entrepreneurship, intersectionality and action-oriented, systems change strategies, and has been published in the International Journal of Human Resource Management, Gender in Management and the Women as Global Leaders book series. Erin has an M.A. In Immigration and Settlement Studies from Ryerson University.