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Erika Evearitt

2024 Speaker

Panelist | Creating Workplaces that Work for Everyone

ERIKA EVEARITT is  the visionary chief development officer at Silicon Valley Education Foundation. Evearitt brings over a decade of non-profit expertise and entrepreneurial acumen to her role. Honored as the 2024 Fundraising Professional of the Year by AFP’s Silicon Valley Chapter, Evearitt’s innovative approach has earned widespread recognition. Before her leadership at SVEF, she made significant impacts at organizations such as NFTE and the Ecology Center, driving forward transformative initiatives. With a track record of raising over $70 million for equity-driven causes, Evearitt’s diverse experiences include collaborations with renowned dance companies like AXIS Dance and Alonzo King LINES Ballet. Evearitt holds a prestigious master’s from NYU and contributes her insights as an Advisory Board member at the USF Gellert Family Business Center.