As Programs Manager at Feeding America San Diego, Erin Hogeboom oversees all Kid Programs—delivering over 1.5 million pounds of food annually to more than 8,000 children in San Diego—as well as Federal Programs and the Internship Program. Erin's role at Feeding America San Diego culminates seven years of working on both national and international food security issues.
Erin holds a Master’s of Science in Global Affairs from New York University, specializing in Transnational Security. While at NYU, Erin co-directed the gender working-group, Lysistrata, and provided policy analysis for the UN-affiliated NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security. Erin also consulted for the National Girls Collaborative Project, working to advance gender equality in STEM careers. Prior to attending NYU, Erin served for two and a half years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Paraguay. There, Erin worked with farmers to sustainably increase their yields and diversify their crops, and co-hosted a public service radio broadcast entitled “Ro’japo Radio.”
Erin is first and foremost a San Diego State University Alumni, where she had the opportunity to serve as an Ambassador, join service-learning trips to South Africa and China, and graduate with a degree in International Security and Conflict Resolution.