Nicole is devoted to spreading a powerful and vital message of hope and inspiration across America and around the globe. In Nicole's internationally-recognized keynote speech, "Our Little Secret," and in her books, Nicole uses her own life story to empower others on a journey from victim to Victory Over Impossible Circumstances.
Nicole is the founder of OneVOICE and also the founder and Executive Director of OneVOICE4freedom, a non-profit organization stopping child sex trafficking around the world. In 2012 Nicole was the on-camera talent for a child sex trafficking awareness, rescue and restoration film project of Life Outreach International, where she traveled to Cambodia and met with child sex slaves in brothels and heard their stories. She began OneVOICE4freedom after her return from that life-changing work.
Nicole has authored three books: Hush: Moving from Silence to Healing after Childhood Sexual Abuse, Breathe: Finding Freedom to Thrive in Relationships after Childhood Sexual Abuse and SOAR: A Companion Workbook to "Hush" and DVD Series for Personal and Group Study.
Nicole is a featured spokesperson and the video host for the Yellow Roses film documentary and 8-week study for girls. Nicole is a member of the RAINN (Rape, Abuse, Incest National network) Speakers Bureau. She is also a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Heath and Safety Speakers Bureau. The NCAA Speakers Grant Program gives financial grants to NCAA member schools who sponsor Nicole's presentation. Nicole was the winner of the 2011 Marietta College Outstanding Young Alumna Award. She is a frequently featured guest in magazines and on television and radio broadcasts around the world.
Each year, Nicole presents programs to thousands of students in colleges & universities, high schools, middle schools, residential treatment centers, churches, community awareness events and conferences. Nicole impacts all ages and backgrounds, inspiring hope, healing, authentic relationships and helps us all realize our ability to make a difference.
Nicole is married to Matthew. They have three boys. She loves Jesus, coffeehouses, sweatpants and laughter.