Nicole has over 15 years of experience in the private and non-profit sectors. Prior to joining HousingWorks RI as communications director in 2009, Nicole was the Director of Public Relations for the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence. There she worked to raise awareness about domestic and teen dating violence. Nicole moved to Rhode Island in 2003 after working as a web producer for DotClick Corporation, a technology startup based in Boston. She also worked for Co-Nect, Inc., a startup focused on improving performance in Title I-funded schools through project-based learning and web-based professional development.
In her spare time, Nicole serves as the communications chair on the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island Board of Directors. She also enjoys teaching bass guitar for Girls Rock! Rhode Island – a volunteer-run organization that uses music creation and critical thinking to foster empowerment, collaborative relationships, and the development of healthy identities in girls and women.