Nicole was born and raised in Mexico City, but spent most of her adult life in Texas. She holds a BA in English Literature from St. Edward’s University, and is a graduate of the Denver Publishing Institute.
Before joining RISE in 2021, Nicole worked in advertising at Third Ear and adult publishing at Greenleaf Book Group and A Strange Object. She then went on to edit children’s books at Simon & Schuster, where she uncovered her passion for bringing purposeful, essential, and inspirational stories to young children.
Nicole spends her free time letting her Wauzer, Gatsby, take her on long walks, rock climbing, and adopting too many plants.