Erika Beckmann holds a Masters degree in Social Economy from the University of Gral. Sarmiento. She is a member of the Center for Development and Territory Studies (CEDeT-Rosario) based at the Research Institute of the Faculty of Political Science and IRII of the National University of Rosario and a professor at the same Faculty. She co-directs the project Observatory of Social and Solidarity Economy Policies (Observatorio de Pol’ticas de Econom’a Social y Solidaria - UNR). The Collaborating Researcher participated in the Call for Papers Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy? which was launched by the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) in 2018 and organized by UNRISD.