Nicole joined the Foundation in 2014. She previously worked in the nonprofit field at The Clean Air Campaign, managing carpool and transit-related programs, and at Upward Bound House in fund development. In addition to her time in the nonprofit field, she has worked as an urban design associate for an architecture and planning firm. She holds a master’s degree in Urban Planning from Harvard University and bachelor’s degrees in Anthropology and Political Science from Emory University. She currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Southern California Regional Chapter of PEAK Grantmaking.