As Executive Assistant for the Education team, Nikki provides detailed administrative support to six Directors, managing calendars, travel, and assisting with special projects and event logistics. Prior to joining the Foundation, Nikki was Finance Coordinator at ConnectEd, an education reform non-profit where she managed a $5 million grant portfolio. As an advocate for social justice and equity for all students, she aspires to start a foundation that supports foster and low-income youth applying to college.
Nikki graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Technology and Design for the Theatre, with an emphasis in Costume Design. She is currently a candidate for the Master’s in Public Administration program at San Francisco State University, graduating in 2019.