Erika R. Moore is a dancer, theater artist, certified critical response process facilitator, and the current Program Administrator for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Belonging. She has worked in higher education as a teaching artist in dance, creative practices, and arts & entrepreneurship.
Her earnest desire is to see artists equipped with the financial and business acumen they need to thrive in their industries. Which brings her to diversity.
Trained first as an artist with People Insitute for Survival and Beyond, by way of the Urban Bush Women Summer Leadership, Contra Tiempo, Association of Presenters and Performing Artists (APAP), and Dance USA, she has been able to creatively navigate the waters of the coined term DEI with, artistry, and funding. Additional training has come by way of Policy Link Arts and Culture Section, Arts Equity, and countless men and women that she considers mentors, friends, associates, and teachers.
Erika received an MFA in dance from Arizona State University and a Bachelors of Science in Nonprofit Leadership and Management.