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Erika McConduit

Erika McConduit, Esq. joined Centene as its Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, bringing over 15 years of experience with large and midsized companies.  Her specific areas of expertise include policy, government affairs, diversity and inclusion, strategic planning, economic and business development, communications, organizational strategies and continuous process improvement. In her role, Erika oversees the Diversity & Inclusion strategy across the enterprise; enhances talent and policy development; activates our supplier diversity strategy; and expands our engagement with external partners.

Prior to Centene, Erika served as the President and CEO of the Urban League of Louisiana, where she led the expansion of what was then the Urban League of Greater New Orleans, to a statewide organization, distinguishing it among the network of affiliates around the country. Prior to the Urban League of Louisiana, Erika was Chief Operating Officer of the YWCA of White Plains and Central Westchester County New York. Earlier in her career, Erika was an attorney with Frilot, Partridge, Kohnke & Clements LLC in New Orleans, and worked in corporate communications at MTV Networks – Nickelodeon and VH1 in New York.

Erika has served as an adjunct faculty member of Dillard University in Louisiana and Monroe College in New York. Her current and past service includes the Louisiana Community and Technical College System Board of Supervisors, the New Orleans Advocate newspaper, New Schools for New Orleans, KIPP St Louis Board of Directors, the Data Quality Campaign in Washington, DC, and the Pahara-Aspen Institute fellowship, among others.

Erika graduated summa cum laude from Howard University with a BA in Communications, and cum laude from Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana with a Juris Doctorate. She is a mother of three beautiful children.

Ms. McConduit was appointed on April 4, 2016 through July 1, 2027 to represent the 1st Congressional District.  She was nominated by BESE to represent the 1st Congressional District, as required by statute.

To contact Erika McConduit:

Ms. Erika McConduit
265 South Foster Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806