With a diverse background and breadth of experience, Nicole is passionate about teaching groups and individuals new skills.
She has coached learners in the IDEO U course Insights for Innovation, and has led workshops for corporations and startups, across design, product, and business.
Nicole regularly speaks on panels and give presentations on a variety of topics.
Her public speaking engagements have ranged from talks on how to transition to being a product manager, to sustainable design and manufacturing practices, to personal style and branding for entrepreneurs.
As an advocate for diversity and inclusion, Nicole mentors students and young professionals in STEM and creative fields, providing real-life career advice and portfolio/project critique.
She designed and facilitated an all-day event for Girls Who Code, is a mentor for Built by Girls, and has been an advisor at Parsons.