Nicole is an international student, Mathematics Major and Computer Science Minor from Guangzhou, China. She joined the 2016 TEDxOccidentalCollege Coordination team in hope of expanding her interests in sustainability issues. On campus, she is also the Webmaster and secretary of the Blyth Fund, a six-figure fund at Oxy. She works as a Math grader/ tutor and an accounting assistant in the Business Office. Off Campus, she is a volunteer for Schools on Wheels and tutor homeless children on a weekly basis. Over the summer, she spent a month in Gansu, rural China, working with local educators to establish a library and organize reading programs for primary school students. She is passionate about dancing, traveling, baking and learning new things.

Her favorite TED talk is by a female writer she admires, Elizabeth Gilbert, “Your elusive creative genius.”