Wynter Eddins is a published author from the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles County. Eddins’ poetry showcases the hidden struggles of Black women and women of color, emphasizing the importance of cultivating safe spaces and multicultural communities. Her works encompass historical issues facing women, including domestic violence, child sexual assault, and harassment, and displays resilience in overcoming traumatic situations.
Eddins holds a masters of Science in Education from Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles. Her love of educating youth inspired her to start a nonprofit organization — Simply Youth Institute — that teaches students from underserved communities about financial responsibility and healthy relationships. Through workshops and connections to careers and mentors, young women are able to increase their confidence and build generational wealth.