Nastassia Subban has been an elementary and secondary school teacher with the Toronto District School Board for 11 years, teaching Contemporary Studies, Physical Education, and History. Recently, she has been seconded to the Faculty of Education at York University, where she is currently a Course Director for teacher candidates. With a passion for social justice, education, and equity, Subban was selected to be a curriculum writer and reviewer for Africentric pilot curriculums for Ontario Secondary School courses. Moreover, she was a founding member of the non-profit organization, Educators for Social Change, which ran a successful young female mentorship program for students across the GTA. Subban’s years of experience working as a teacher, along with her passion for helping and guiding others, inspires her to explore the untouched topic on teaching and vulnerability.