Born in Lima, Peru, Erika is a consecrated laywoman, member of Marian Community of Reconciliation (MCR), since 2000. She is a Civil Industrial Engineer with a specialization in IT Engineering. She received her degrees from The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. Erika has been a member of the Communications team for the MCR, the Director of Women Apostolate for the Christian Life Movement in Chile, and the Director of Youth Ministry in the Diocese of Bridgeport. She is currently the Mission Trips Coordinator for the MCR in Denver and has been leading mission trips for 17 years. Erika enjoys hiking, swimming and reading.