Nicole grew up in Reno, Nevada and completed her undergraduate work at Biola University in 2014. With a Bachelors of Art in creative writing, Nicole knew she wanted to use her skills for a common good. She got her start working in the nonprofit world through social media work at Greenpeace USA. Since then, she has worked for several nonprofits doing communications and social media, crafting stories for a cause. Her work has brought her to Portland in 2016, where she fell in love with the local culture and community in the city.
She currently lives in NE Portland with her roommates and cat, Toby. She is an outgoing introvert and spends her free time rock climbing, reading, hiking, attending trivia nights, and playing ultimate frisbee.