Nichole is a Marketing Graduate and has a certificate in Christian Ministries as well. She runs a website called Defying Shadows that challenges the stigma of Mental Illness and encourages those affected by Mental Health concerns and other struggles. Nichole also runs a Social Media Marketing company and managers a team of freelancers. In her spare time, Nichole volunteers for non-profits consulting and managing online marketing efforts. In the fall, she will begin teaching an online Social Marketing class for High School students.