Nicole is a globally recognised expert and practitioner in project-based learning and student entrepreneurship and is the founder of Future Anything, an award winning, curriculum aligned entrepreneurship program for high school students. She is also the founder of YouthX, Australia’s first purpose-built Accelerator program for school aged entrepreneurs.
Nicole is a contributor to the Foundation for Young Australian’s YLab program, has represented Australia as a delegate for the G20 Young Entrepreneur’s Alliance, held in Argentina in 2018 and was a finalist in the 2019 Business News Australia ‘Young Entrepreneur Awards’.
As a teacher in the USA, UK and Australia as well as a Head of Department and Head of Year at some of Queensland’s top performing public schools, Nicole has repeatedly led the design and implementation of whole school changes to support future ready learning. Nicole passionately believes that youth-led ideas have the power to bend the future, and works tirelessly to provide young people (and their educators) with the support, skills and space they need to take their ideas out of the classroom and into the real world.