Since I was a child, I’ve thought that the only logical answer to the question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” was Helpful.

And it turns out that there are 1,001 ways to be helpful.


Annika Erickson-Pearson

Annika Erickson-Pearson is a facilitator, coach, and researcher at the intersection of people, policy, and transformation. She hosts the popular weekly podcast, Tribe, and coaches young people around the country as they navigate questions of identity and relationships. Annika is also a seasoned political advocate for Run for Something and the Global Campaign for Education-US Chapter, previously organizing for RESULTS Educational Fund, the UN Foundation, and Organizing for America (OFA). Her experience has led her into her current research project, focusing on communities, relationships, peace, and conflict. Previously, she orchestrated three Conferences on World Affairs (Boulder) and five StartingBloc Institutes. Annika is an avid reader, hiker, and, when she is not on the road, watcher-of-sunsets from her balcony in Boulder, Colorado.

Send me an email. Start a conversation at aericksonpearson[at]gmail[dot]com.