Nicole is a broad education and entrepreneurial thinker with a knack for putting ideas into action. She started her career at the American Red Cross developing a nationally recognized youth program. After receiving her MA in Multicultural Education from UC Santa Cruz she quickly moved into teaching the Social Sciences at the high school level. She’s had brief stints volunteering and teaching in Guatemala and Ecuador where she’s gained valuable insights into learning models. Her most recent endeavors include empowering disengaged youth to act on their ideas via entrepreneurial education at Build and LaunchUR. She currently resides in Denver, Colorado where she’s thinking up new ideas and ways to bring more creative confidence to children and adults alike while also enjoying the outdoors.