Let's learn a little about Erin...
How long have you been involved with the Alzheimer's Association and what was your reason for getting involved?
I have been involved for a little over a year. Unfortunately I lost my grandfather to Alzheimer's. He battled the disease for 8 years. This is a way I can give back and hopefully advance a cure.
How are you involved with the Alzheimer's Association?
I have been a member of The Longest Day committee, volunteered at Walk to End Alzheimer's and I am now on the Young Ambassadors Leadership Team and the Young Ambassadors Walk Team.
Where are you employed?
I am a Senior Customer Success Manager at Oracle.
What is your hidden talent?
I'm not sure if it is a hidden talent, but I am a great planner.
What is the best advice you have ever received?
You cannot help people who do not want to help themselves.
What book/movie/show are you recommending to others?
"Maybe You Should Talk to Someone," by Lori Gottlieb
What are you most passionate about in life?
Creating a happy, full life.
What is your motto?
You can handle anything that comes your way.
What is a positive thing that has happened to you since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic?
So many things come to mind. I got engaged, financially got my footing, took up reading and joined a book club.
Who is someone you look up to as a role model and why?
The amazing, passionate, brave women who go after what they want, even if it scares them - they all inspire me.
What do you consider your greatest achievement so far in your life?
Running a half marathon.
THANK YOU, Erin, for all you do to help increase awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. We couldn't make the kind of impact we are making without supporters like you.
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