Project Social Ambassador


Location: Pennsylvania

Age: 26

College: Salem State University, George Washington University

Profession: Higher Education

Biography: Erin Mayo received her Bachelor of Science degree in education and history from Salem State University. She is from Winchester, MA. In 2019, she received her Master of Arts in higher education administration from George Washington University, concentrating in policy and finance. Erin currently works as a residential education coordinator at Pennsylvania State University–University Park. Erin is a member of the Young Adult Leadership Council through the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD). She is passionate about advocating for students with disabilities and in increasing college access and equity for individuals of all abilities. Erin enjoys implementing universal design in a higher education setting while helping students find their sense of belonging at an institution. In her free time, Erin enjoys scrapbooking, traveling, watching New England sports (Go Patriots!), and spending time with her friends and family.

What has influenced you the most in life and why? : My parents never wanted to let my LD and NVLD determine my success of what I was capable of achieving. I now have my eyes set on starting doctoral school in the near future.