Erika Kern (she/her) joined Samvid Ventures in 2019 and serves as Operations Associate. In addition to handling the day-to-day operations of the organization, she often works alongside the team on programs such as Samvid Young Leaders and Community Resilience Prize.
Erika has a background in administration and operations across many industries, including technology and live entertainment. Prior to Samvid Ventures she worked as a Workplace Operations Coordinator at Pivotal Software, serving an office of over 200 team members. Erika graduated in 2009 from The Ohio State University with a BA in Criminology.
Originally from Ohio, Erika currently resides in Brooklyn, NY with her three roommates and her cat, Freya. Outside of work she loves taking advantage of having Broadway in her backyard and watching college football.