Complex Magazine called Erica Buddington “The Most Fire Teacher Ever.” Buddington exhibits cultural competence engaging her scholars in a way that caters to their learning styles, identities, and increases their learning capacity. Buddington is a career author and arts educator based in Brooklyn, New York. Buddington also writes fiction and memoir that elaborates the experience of the millennial woman of color. She’s written/published four books: (Intention, Boroughs Apart, Of Micah and Men and more). She’s also an HBO Def Poet and poetry slam champion.