Nicole joined POC in summer of 2017. She is a health communications professional with extensive experience developing and implementing public health communications and education initiatives. Throughout her career, Nicole has worked in direct service, academia, and local government, all with the goal of enhancing or improving the health of vulnerable populations. For many years, Nicole was part of the communications team at Public Health – Seattle & King County, where she worked as an educator consultant, public information officer, and communications strategic planner. Nicole enjoys well designed communications efforts that help advance equity and social justice. She holds a B.A. in Public Policy and “Third World Studies” from Oberlin College and a Master’s in Public Health from the UW.