Erica Conners, PhD

Executive Director

Dr. Erica Conners is the current Executive Director for W.O.R.L.D. Before joining W.O.R.L.D. Dr. Conners served as Program Director for the AIDS Case Management (ACM) Program at Westside Community Services for more than 3.5 years. She worked and advocated for HIV/AIDS clients and the LGBTQ+ community. Under Dr. Conners’ leadership, the ACM program became financially sustainable for the first time and expanded its scope of services. Under her leadership the ACM Program added mobile blood draw services to its case management and home care services.

Dr. Conners has held leadership positions at Sharper Future, H.O.P.E. and First Place for Youth. She has an extensive clinical background in working with parolees who committed sex offenses, severely mentally ill clients, young adults and adolescents. She has a PhD in Clinical Psychology and an MBA from the University of Rhode Island as well as a Master’s degree in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University. When she is not working, she enjoys attending music events, traveling and participating in civic duties across the Bay Area to support health and wellness, youth advocacy, and social justice.

Phone: (510) 986-0340 ext. 54064

Email: [email protected]