Erica serves as the deputy director of Penn Abroad and oversees the management of the Penn Global Seminars (PGS), the Global Research & Internship Program (GRIP), marketing and outreach initiatives, and new program development. Erica joined Penn from Princeton University, where she served as the Associate Director of Study Abroad. Prior to Princeton, Erica held positions in international education at Drexel University and the College of Global Studies at Arcadia University. Erica holds a BA in International Studies and Spanish from the University of Oregon, and an MS in Global and International Education from Drexel University. As an undergraduate, she studied abroad in Spain and completed a semester-long internship in Cuba, and after graduation went on to live and work in Argentina.