Erika joined Inclusion BC in the summer of 2018 as a Community Inclusion Advocate, she became the Director of Public Policy and Programs in May of 2020. Erika has been a strong, effective advocate and support for families in her community and brings a collaborative and solutions-based approach to the work that she does. Before joining Inclusion BC, Erika collaborated for 8 years in the Major Collaborative Research Initiative project “Asia Pacific Dispute Resolution” at Peter A. Allard School of Law.

Erika has a Ph.D. in Law from the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia, a Master’s Degree in Administration, Finance and Corporate Law from Universidad Humanitas (Mexico) and obtained her Law Degree from Tecnologico de Monterrey (Mexico).¬†As a researcher, Erika has developed a specific interest in advancing equitable access to education for children with diverse needs in the public education system. Outside of work, Erika enjoys being with her family, spending time in nature, and a good run to clear her mind.

portrait of Erika Cedillo: woman with long curly grey and black hair smiling. she's wearing hoop earrings and purple rimmed glasses.