Erika Toliao is a senior at Applied Technology High School in Paramus majoring in mechatronics/engineering. She is part of her school's Technology Student Association (TSA) where she builds physical and digital prototypes to compete in innovation competitions. She is also a leader in many school clubs, including Mathletes, where she participates in mathematic competitions. Erika participates in Girl Scouts and the Youth Climate Action Coalition. In the future she plans to study engineering, specifically software engineering. In her free time, she enjoys spending time coding as well as hanging out with her family and friends.