Bring Nicole to Your City
Each year, Nicole delivers keynotes speeches for a range of national and local audiences. She also speaks on panels, participates in timely conversations, and facilitates high level trainings and presentations to organizations and institutions.
Select past venues have included the Aspen Institute, Vassar College, Vanderbilt, UCLA, New York University, the Department of Justice, The U.S. Department of Labor, Spelman College, Barnard College, the United State of Women Conference, Green River College, RAND, and Merrill Lynch, the 92nd Street Y, the National Civil & Human Rights Museum, Atlanta, Georgia, the Women’s Funding Network, and the New York Women’s Foundation.
Honest and relatable, Nicole can share the stage with other scholars, practitioners and national thought leaders on a range of social issues impacting vulnerable and marginalized communities.
For more than two decades, Nicole has facilitated high-level trainings on racial and gender inclusion & diversity; participatory policy making and community-based research methods; and economic security and poverty.
Bring Nicole to your organization, institution, or campus to speak about a range of issues from poverty to building inclusive spaces to connected communities.
Nicole can speak easily and comfortably on the following topics:
- The problem of persistent poverty and building the economic-security of low-income women and families
- Building more connected communities across the country
- The Significance of Early Childhood Education to Life Chances & Outcomes
- Participatory and Inclusive Policy-Making at the state and national levels
- Racial & Educational Equity
- Women’s Rights and Gender Equality
- Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
- The challenges to college completion and other barriers to success for first-generation college students
- Intersectionality: The impact of race, class, gender and other markers of difference on policy outcomes and rights