From hands-on work like building playgrounds in the real world, to building innovative strategies and campaigns for corporate citizenship initiatives, the range of Nicole’s experience is vast.
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Disney's Hour of Code
At Disney, along with many other initiatives, Nicole led programs that connected youth to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) curriculum. For The Walt Disney Company, she produced Hour of Code tutorials and programs with Frozen, Star Wars, and Moana. In 2015, the Frozen tutorial won a Cynopsis Social Good Award. In 2016, the Disney Hour of Code program won Engage for Good Halo Awards in two categories including Best Digital Campaign.
Club Penguin's Coins for Change
Activating kids in 190+ countries
An expert and leader of connected play for change in the kids’ gaming space, Nicole grew Disney Club Penguin’s signature Coins for Change where kids could donate virtual coins to affect real change around the globe. Over a 10-year span, this innovative, interactive program activated hundreds of thousands of players in 190+ countries and gave away millions of dollars to a variety of causes and charities.
Advising with an ROI perspective
Nicole has vast experience with multiple divisions of the Walt Disney Company plus 10+ years in the financial world where she served as a leader and award-winning advisor. As a financial strategist, she helped individuals
and corporations navigate decisions for a positive return on investment. Her unique perspective gives her a definitive edge when it comes to driving business value from a triple bottom line. She loves creating high-level plans, and also the challenges and rewards of hands-on work with enthusiastic leaders and teams.
Advocating & giving back
For multiple community and global causes, Nicole has volunteered with charities she cares about—leading and creating programs along with fundraising efforts. She has served as a pro-bono advisor to non-profit and social enterprise leaders, and been a media/PR coordinator and keynote speaker. Nicole has put her heart and soul into a variety of initiatives including We Day, Earth Month, A Great BIG Run for Africa, Junior Chamber International, and The Terry Fox Foundation for Cancer Research to name a few.