Current Director: Erika Benson
Erika Benson is a designer and international development professional who has geared her professional work toward the service of mankind through he work with various not-for-profit organizations in the United States, Ghana, and Nicaragua. Her goal has been to provide architectural design services to communities that do not normally have access to decent construction by providing quality products to clients through collaboration, respect, and the professional provision of services.
Erika received a BArch from the University of Southern California and is currently working towards her Master of International Affairs at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). Erika has been a volunteer with Architecture for Humanity since 2008, when she founded the USC chapter of AFHla. At AFHny Erika volunteered with the Development team before being elected to the position of Director of Development.
The Director of Development is responsible for the development of funding plans and implementation of organizational strategies. Specific responsibilities include: