Dr. Erica Schumann

Dr. Erica Schumann

Development Manager

She / Her / Hers

Erica joined the Women’s Fund as Development Manager in May 2024. Erica advocates for community-centric fundraising, a model of fundraising centered around equity, social justice and cultivating belonging. Before joining the Women’s Fund, she was the Capital Campaign and Grants Administrator at Omaha Performing Arts.

Erica has a Bachelor of Arts in history and anthropology from University of Alabama and a Master’s of Artand Doctorate degrees in history from Binghamton University with a specialization in women, gender and sexuality. In her free time, she enjoys playing board games, bike riding, running, attending shows, reading science fiction and exploring Omaha with her dog, Davey.

“History is a conversation and sometimes a shouting match between present and past, though often the voices we most want to hear are barely audible.”

- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich