Erika Rodriguez

The New 97.7 Woman Of The Week - Week Of January 11, 2019

Name: Erika Rodriguez

From: Boston, MA

About Woman Of The Week: Erika Rodriguez is the Interim Executive Director at Chica Project. She is a well-known community organizer and non-profit leader in the City of Boston. Before leading Chica Project, Erika worked for Beantown Society and The City School.

She was recognized by El Mundo Boston as one of Boston’s 30 Under 30: Most Influential Young Latino Leaders. Erika is also a recipient of the distinguished Boston Neighborhood Fellow Award issued by The Philanthropic Initiative and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh. Her work with young underpresented women is thoughtful, strategic and visionary. Erika’s passion is to empower youth of color to analyze power and oppression in society and to embrace their gifts, strengths, and leadership through love and the spirit of community.

Erika is a first-generation Dominican, was born and raised in Boston, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Africana Studies from Simmons College. Her work-life balance includes prayer and meditation, trying out new restaurants, and dancing.

Favorite 97.7 Artists: Alicia Keys, Lauryn Hill, Whitney Houston

Erika's Song Pick: Whitney Houston - "I Will Always Love You"

 

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