Erika Hayasaki

Erika Hayasaki will serve as speaker for the In Good Company Conference taking place just by the San Francisco Bay as one of the lead women conferences

Erika Hayasaki

Journalist + Author + Professor

ABOUT

Erika Hayasaki is a journalist, author, and associate professor whose work has appeared in The Atlantic, Wired, The Wall Street Journal, and countless other publications. She is a 2018 Alicia Patterson Fellow, receiving an award for science and environmental reporting, and previously spent 9 years as a staff reporter and national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. Additionally, she is an associate professor at the University of California, Irvine, and published her first book, The Death Class: A True Story About Life, in 2014. She is working on a forthcoming book about adoption, identity, and one mother’s epic quest to reunite Vietnamese identical twins separated at birth. Erika lives in Southern California and is the proud mother of a 5-year-old daughter and 2-year-old identical twin boys.