Erika Dupuis is a Communications Consultant with Harm Reduction International (HRI), focusing on social and multimedia.
Erika is a Social Worker and organiser based on the unceded and traditional lands of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island, currently known as the greater Toronto area. Erika primarily works within global health advocacy, organising within the intersections of drug policy, HIV response, and sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Erika is the the Vice-Chair of The PACT, a global coalition of over 150+ youth-led organizations in HIV response and currently sits as the Vice-Chair of the NGO Constituency with the Partnership for Newborn, Maternal, and Child Health and is on the Board of Directors for Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy. Erika also works as a Youth and Adolescent Engagement Consultant with UN Women.
Erika received her Bachelor and Master’s of Social Work from Toronto Metropolitan University, where they focused on researching the perceived illegalities of unsanctioned overdose prevention sites in the greater Toronto area.