Erika Maldonado Singh is the Assistant Director at the Center for the Political Future, where she oversees the Center's robust event programming including panel discussions, seminars and conferences.
Her knack for event planning and engaging conversations ensures that students and the community have platforms to discuss local, state and federal politics with experts from government, politics, policy and journalism. She works with students and organizations within the university and surrounding community to produce events that foster civil dialogue.
As a journalist, she has worked to inform diverse audiences on social and political issues including LGBTQ+, education and public health. Before joining USC, Erika was a digital news clerk at KPCC for the daily public affairs program, AirTalk With Larry Mantle. Her work can be found in several LA County Patch news websites, KQED, KPCC and SF Weekly.