Erika McConduit, Esq. is the vice president of diversity and inclusion at Centene Corporation. Her specific areas of expertise include policy, government affairs, diversity and inclusion, strategic planning, education, economic and business development, communications, organizational strategies and continuous process improvement. In her role, Erika develops diversity and inclusion strategies within target markets around the country, enhances talent and policy development, activates the supplier diversity strategy, and enhances engagement with external partners.
Erika previously served as President and CEO of the Urban League of Louisiana, and Louisiana Director for the Education Trust. Erika is an avid supporter of education reform, advocating for quality early learning through postsecondary education. In this capacity, she has served on numerous boards and committees including the Louisiana Community and Technical College System Board of Supervisors, Mayor Landrieu’s Education Task Force, Louisiana State Superintendent of Education John White’s Student Task Force, and the National Urban League’s Education Task Force. Additionally, Erika has served as an Adjunct Professor at Dillard University in Louisiana and Monroe College in New York. Erika holds a B.A. from Howard University and a Juris Doctorate from Loyola University School of Law. She is a New Orleans native, a Louisiana licensed attorney, and a mother of three children.