Erin is a Director on the Training & People Development team. Prior to Paradigm, Erin spent more than 13 years at Google as a program and people manager, working on increasing equity and inclusion in computer science and developer education. She spent most of those years developing and leading internal trainings centered on allyship, diversity, and implicit bias.
Prior to her Google tenure, Erin worked at the non-profit Jewish National Fund on their education team.
Over the past several years, Erin has been involved in various CS education related initiatives including: helping the Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM) Education Board Retention Committee get the College Board’s Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles get up and running; the College for Every Student’s CS initiative; and serving on the Advisory Board for a National Science Foundation (NSF) project on collaborative research in the CS education space.
Erin was born and raised in Topeka, Kansas, and has lived in California, Massachusetts, New York, and Texas. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English, Women’s Studies, and Jewish Studies from Boston College and a master’s in Developmental Psychology with a focus on technology from Sarah Lawrence College.