Director, Hudson Yards Hell's Kitchen Alliance
Nikkole is a cross-cultural communications practitioner with experience in the U.S. and abroad, managing a range of projects from research in public relations theory to brand management. She holds an M.S. in Public Relations and M.A. in International Relations from Syracuse University, where she specialized in nation branding and crisis communication. She is passionate about visual diplomacy, preserving diversity and creativity in the realm of digital communication, and improving in public spaces through cultural programming. Fluent in three languages, and with country experience in the Dominican Republic, Israel, Italy, Spain, and Turkey, her diverse background provides a unique perspective to her research-driven approaches in all fields.
Nikkole is currently the Director of Communications and Cultural Engagement for the Hudson Yards Hell's Kitchen Alliance, a NYC business improvement district (BID) and Bella Abzug Park in Hudson Yards. The BID’s work involves the transformation of a commercial district by way of maintenance, streetscape improvements, neighborhood beautification, and working together with local stakeholders towards the goal of improving the quality of life of those who live, work, and visit.