Erin Soward graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor of science in Human Development and Family Sciences, with a concentration in Early Childhood. She was involved at the PPFCFL as a Research Assistant and an Undergraduate Learner in the Crape Myrtle and Plum classrooms. In the past, she has had experience with research, as well as hands-on guidance in Austin’s children’s museum, the Thinkery. She has a passion for children’s mental health and plans to attend graduate school for Social Work and/or Psychology in the future. In her free time she enjoys crafting, writing, and attempting to try every queso in the city of Austin!