Elvita Erdmann born and raised in Bogota, Colombia (South America) where she obtained a master’s degree in Communication and Marketing from Pontificia University Javeriana.
She started working with the Hispanic Community as an advocate at the Sexual Assault Center of Family Services N.E.W. as the Hispanic Coordinator. She served in that position for almost nineteen years. Her role as an advocate was primarily helping victims and families navigate the criminal justice system and connecting them to community resources.