Erica ReadeBorn in 1983, Reade is originally from Montreal, Canada. She has been living and working in New York City for over 15 years, and is today a freelance photographer based in Brooklyn. She received an MA in International Affairs from the New School University, with an emphasis on youth development and the advancement of women. As a self-taught photographer, she has always stood for social justice. She worked for non-profit organisations for twelve years, before daring to begin a career as a full-time photographer, in 2018. She is the Founding Director of the Camera of the Month Club, a photography collective in New York City.