Erin Zaikis

About Erin

Erin is the founder of RISE by Sundara, an innovation fund for female entrepreneurs dedicated to stopping the spread of COVID in their own communities. Previously, Erin was the founder of Sundara, an organization that recycled almost 2 million bars of hotel soap and employed 43 women full across India, Uganda, Rwanda, South Africa and Myanmar. Erin is a Forbes 30 Under 30 (2018) and winner of the Summit Series Impact & Diversity Fellowship. Prior to Sundara, Erin was the CEO of IsraAID US, where she managed a $10 million aid program focused on disaster relief projects and led humanitarian aid missions to Nepal, Kenya (Kakuma refugee camp), Lesbos, Greece and Houston, Texas. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan and has lived in Israel, India and Thailand, before making New York City her home.