Eryka graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a pilots license and Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics. Her appreciation for bitcoin stems from an interest in economics and sound money. As a teenager, she was a delegate in Washington State for the Ron Paul presidential campaign.
While working in the aircraft trading and leasing industry, Eryka would host local meetups in her spare time aimed at bringing the community together. The ability for blockchain to increase transparency, reduce corruption and eliminate human error drove Eryka to leave corporate America and focus on building Miami as a hub for mass adoption of the technology.
Eryka is a sought after speaker and local leader, she sits on the executive board of the Florida Blockchain Business Association and BlockEv. Eryka enjoys explaining blockchain to people and has helped hundreds of people buy bitcoin for the first time.
It is possible to create opportunities through education, awareness and the promotion of positive role models. Eryka aims to show young girls that women already are and will continue to be successful in STEM fields.