Erum is passionate about advancing science & technology to have positive impact on society & the environment. She is Director at Carbon Continuum, a company which recycles industrial waste carbon emissions in carbon nanotubes. After graduating with a degree in Forensic Chemistry and Toxicology, Erum started her career as an analytical chemist in the pharmaceutical industry. She then moved to Asia where she led the development of innovative, entrepreneurial tech communities in India & Malaysia focused on sustainability and design. Erum currently resides in New York City.