Erica Kermani is a New York-based artist, educator, and community organizer. She creates projects and public programs around rituals for resistance, collective care, and technological sovereignty. Erica is co-creator and co-organizer of Radical Networks, an annual festival on the creative and alternative uses of network technologies. She is the former Director of Community Engagement at Eyebeam and is currently the recipient of the Mozilla Hive NYC Leadership Grant. She holds a BA in Visual Arts (Media/Computing) and Political Science at the University of California, San Diego and an MFA in Design and Technology from the Parsons School for Design (NYC/Paris). Erica is adjunct faculty at Parsons and at NYU Tandon School of Engineering.