Nicole graduated from American University in 2020 where she majored in International Studies with a thematic focus in Environmental Sustainability. During her time in college, she studied abroad in Kenya and became interested in international development in Africa. Nicole interned for TREES in the past as an Individual Giving and Brand Partnerships Intern. Her interest in environmental work stemmed from her experience growing up in Wisconsin on a small farm. In her spare time, Nicole is working on improving her fluency in French and Swahili as well as baking skills.