After working with sustainable and social startups around the world at Harvard University, Nicole relocated to Boulder in 2017, determined to work at the forefront of this movement and empower change-makers to shift entire systems. The Impact Hub Boulder and its global network has become her new home for doing exactly that. As Impact Hub Boulder’s Managing Director, Nicole is committed to making the Hub a launchpad for transformative businesses and the positive impact they strive to create in the world.
Nicole is an entrepreneur herself, having founded 3 small businesses, including a zero waste event planning company in Boston and a thriving Reiki practice called Inner Power Reiki here in Boulder. She has overseen business development and marketing strategy for global startups such as Leaders on Purpose and One Earth Designs and managed strategic planning and program development at Harvard University’s Center for Health and the Global Environment. During her 5 years at Harvard, she had the opportunity to study innovation ecosystems and sustainable startups around the world and was exposed to leading-edge thinking on sustainability leadership, biomimicry for business, and global health. With an educational background in entrepreneurship (Babson College) and sustainability management (Harvard Extension School), Nicole has dedicated her career to working at the nexus of business and sustainability.