Erica Mesker has over 10 years of fundraising, partnership development, and development operations expertise. As Director of Partnerships, she plays a critical role in shaping and managing Connect Humanity’s partnerships, impact storytelling, and development infrastructure. Previously, Erica was on the leadership team at the World Wide Web Foundation as Development Director. Prior to that, Erica was a core member of the development team at TechSoup, serving as the Director of Global Strategic Development. She kicked-off her development career in 2010 as a Clinton-Orfalea Fellow at the Clinton Foundation in New York City. Erica holds an M.A. in Global and International Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and studied psychology and biology as part of her undergraduate degree at San Diego State University. Outside of work, you can find Erica hiking, sailing, and bicycling. She is currently based in the San Francisco Bay Area.