Erica is a documentary filmmaker, researcher and translator. She has made several films in West Africa, including some that address maternal health. Dabla ! Excision (2003) and Caravan (2009) document the strong movement for the eradication of female genital mutilation ; Operation Survival (2010) reveals the efforts to treat women suffering from obstetric fistula in Mali. A founding member of the Montreal International Documentary Festival, she is also a board member of the Association of Filmmakers of Quebec and Montreal Arts Council.