- Economic Mobility Project
- The Pew Charitable Trusts
Erin Currier is the director of economic mobility at Pew. She oversees Pew’s efforts to build broad and nonpartisan agreement on the facts and figures related to mobility and to spark an active debate on how best to improve opportunity in America.
As the lead on Pew’s ongoing research into the status of the American Dream, Currier works with top experts in the field and oversees the project team on its comprehensive research agenda. She has testified before state legislatures, spoken about mobility at conferences across the country, and conducted interviews on national television and radio news programs and with top print publications.
Prior to her current position, Currier served as the acting CEO at Women Work! The National Network for Women’s Employment. In this role, she oversaw the organization’s federal advocacy efforts to promote women’s and families’ economic security and coordinated all programmatic work among a national network of service providers. She spearheaded Women Work!’s sectoral training project that provided technical implementation assistance to the providers and participated in the Aspen Institute’s Sector Skills Academy Fellowship.
Currier has a bachelor’s degree in English and sociology from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in public policy and women’s studies from George Washington University.