Dr. Erica Holloman-Hill

Agriculture & Environmental Science Instructor

Dr.Erica Holloman-Hill earned her B.S. in Marine and Environmental Science and a M.S. in Biology with a concentration in Environmental Science from Hampton University in 1998 and 2001, respectively. In January 2012, she became the first African American woman to obtain a doctoral degree from the 2nd oldest college in the US, the College of William & Mary, Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS).
Dr. Hill’s areas of expertise lie in the fields of marine and climate science, environmental risk assessments (human and ecological), community-based participatory research
(CBPR), participatory action research (PAR), and environmental justice. In 2016, Dr. Hill established Ayika Solutions, Inc. (ASI), a family-owned environmental consulting firm that strives to co-create and co-manage the sacred spaces where sound science and authentic community engagement merge into implementable solutions.
Currently under her leadership, ASI is co-developing and managing the implementation of an Environmental Justice Program for their partner, the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance (WAWA). Dr. Hill has served as a member of the US EPA National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (2016 -2019) and is currently serving as a member of the Georgia Chapter of the National Women In Agriculture Association, the Leadership Circle for Harambee House/Citizen for Environmental Justice, the City of Atlanta’s Clean Energy Advisory Board, the Clean Water Fund Board, and co-owner of Market 166 Grocery Store and Kitchen Co-op. Together with her husband Gary, Dr. Hill is raising her four sons, Asim, Asad, Asir, and Asun, in her childhood home of East Point, GA.

Dr. Erica Holloman-Hill

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aGROWKulture is an Urban Farm located in the soul of Southwest Atlanta. It's owned by "The Youngest Certified Farmer In The State of Georgia" at the age of 6. She currently sells food basket subscriptions, donated food boxes, grow boxes, fun garden merchandise, and hosts classes.