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Board of Directors

Errika Moore

Board Chair

Errika is the Senior Program Officer at the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta leading the team that’s focused on creating equity in education and workforce development initiatives in 23 counties. She is the former Executive Director of TAG-Ed (Technology Association of Georgia Education Collaborative) where she focused on K-12 STEM Advocacy throughout the state of Georgia. Prior to this she served as the Vice President of Member Services and External Affairs for IT Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) - the only national organization focused on increasing the representation of black professionals at senior levels in technology, the Vice President of Operations for the Gifted Education Foundation, a HR Strategist for the VP of HR at Southwire supporting 4 business line presidents and 4500 employees, a Marketing Director for BMC Software servicing thousands of customers and 1,100 employees in Canada, the US and South America and an Account Executive for IBM.

Currently she serves the community as the co-lead for the state of Georgia for the National Million Women Mentors initiative, the Board Chair for the OutTeach Advisory Board and the Ferst Readers Board of Directors, as a member of the STEM Learning Ecosystem National Advisory Council, the Georgia Department of Education Computer Science Advisory Council, the Tech for All Alliance Advisory Board, the Literacy for All Steering Committee, CareerRise Leadership Council, Atlanta Technical College’s Industrial Engineering/Systems Technology Advisory Committee and the Leading Women @ Tech (Georgia Tech) Professional Development Advisory Board. She is a member of IT Senior Management Forum, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and the Atlanta Diversity Managers Affinity Group (ADMAG).

Previously she’s served on the boards of STE(A)M Truck, Gifted Education Foundation, Literacy Action, Georgia Tech’s Alumni Association, Per Scholas Atlanta, the American Diabetes Association, the Lockhart Morgan Foundation, Whitty Technology Solutions, the National Society of Black Engineers and Arbor Montessori School. She’s also served on the CS4GA leadership committee, the Georgia Chief Science Officers Steering Committee, Georgia’s CTAE Industry Advisory Board, Georgia Tech’s Industrial Engineering Advisory Board, Atlanta Technical College’s CWI Advisory Board, the Southeast PremierCIO Advisory Council, Georgia Tech’s Women Alumnae Network Executive Board, as the President of Georgia Tech’s Business Network Executive Board and as the national President for the Georgia Tech Black Alumni Organization. And she has proudly served as a White House Fellow, a GT Mentor Jacket and as a track coach for middle school students.

A published co-author, magazine editor, Forbes contributor and Forbes Nonprofit Council member, Errika has been honored as an Outstanding Georgia Citizen by the Secretary of the State, a Woman of the Year by Atlanta’s Women in Technology, as an Ecosystem Builder by the Tech for All Alliance and Georgia Tech’s AASU organization, as an honorary volunteer of the year by the Midtown Rotary Club, as one of the Top 40 Inspirers in America by InSpire Magazine, Who’s Who in Black Atlanta and with several distinctions from Georgia Tech (the ANAK Society, Alumni Trailblazer, Distinguished Women of the Year, “Woman Out Front”, Young Alumna of the Year and Mentor of the Year).

Executive Education and Distinctions: Education: B.S. Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology Executive Education and Distinctions: Georgia Tech Management and Supervisory Education, ITSMF Executive Academy, Institute for Managing Diversity Leadership Academy, Atlanta Regional Commission’s Regional Leadership Institute and Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education’s Education Policy Fellows Program

Mantras: “The Purpose of Life is to Live a Life of Purpose.” “I’m no longer accepting the things I cannot change, I’m changing the things I can not accept.”

Greatest Honors: Being a wife to S. Gordon Moore Jr. and a mother to Jaylen & Jordan

Staff

  • President/CEO
    Davida Morgan Washington 

  • Director of Accounting and Operations
    Amy Zygler 

  • Enrollment Coordinator/Office Manager
     Leslie Vestal 

  • Program Coordinator
    Susan Vaughn 

  • Regional Program Coordinator
    Debbie Ross 

  • Regional Program Coordinator/Content Manager
    Michelle Maddox 

  • Grant Coordinator
    Kelly Freyer 

  • Project Coordinator
    Emily Pettigrew 

  • Administrative Assistant Publications
    Olivia Ramfos 

  • Database Management
    Glenda Cofer 

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