Erin Lidz joined WRI in 2024 as an Impact Philanthropy Specialist supporting the Individual Philanthropy team. 

Prior to joining WRI, Erin worked in the nonprofit sector for eight years, with six years of direct fundraising experience. She was an Associate Development Manager at Rising for Justice and, before that, the Director of Communications at Parkmont School. In both roles, she served as a key member of the development team. 

Erin received a BA in Communications from the University of Tennessee and a Master of Public Administration in Nonprofit Management from The George Washington University. 

Erin lives in Washington, DC with her partner, Kevin, and their son, Finn.