Erica Riray is the Junior Program Coordinator for the Berggruen Institute’s Public Programming team and Future of Democracy program.
Prior to her current position at the Institute, Erica was an Intern at the Future of Democracy program, primarily working on the Youth Environment Service (YES) campaign. Additionally, she has interned for a grassroots campaign for Los Angeles City Council and the Illumination Institute, a non-profit focusing on mindfulness education.
Erica is graduating in 2022 from Loyola Marymount University (LMU) with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Asian Pacific American Studies. At LMU, she serves as the President of Isang Bansa, the school’s premier Filipino cultural organization.