Erica Austin is a part-time member of the Te Pūtahi team. She works on special projects, public events and FESTA. Erica is an architectural graduate and is interested in how creative disciplines, businesses, community organisations and individuals can work collaboratively. With a Master’s degree in Architecture and a passion for making Christchurch awesome, she sees Christchurch as a place to experiment and grow creatively.
She’s also actively involved in Ministry of Awesome, TEDxChristchurch, PechaKucha Night Christchurch, Startup Weekend and Gap Filler. She wishes to bring more excitement to Christchurch and attract more people to this city by initiating and contributing to a wide range of creative, community and entrepreneurial projects, which is why she chose the job title ‘Christchurch Ambassador’.