Member-at-Large, Board of Directors
Nichole Thomas is the Director of Human Resources at Cookie Cart, where they teach life, leadership, and employment skills to teens of color through on-the-job and classroom experiences in nonprofit bakeries. Nichole is currently a member of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice committee at Cookie Cart, which is on a mission to lead the organization in becoming an anti-racist organization by using both the anti-racist and restorative justice framework models.
Nichole studied English Literature at the historically Black college for women, Spelman College, and is an outspoken feminist and traditional systems disruptor of current policies, processes, and procedures that dominate organization culture and climate.
Nichole is a self-taught poet and spoken word artist, a lover of oil paintings, abstract art, black and white photography, lover of art history, coffee, dark chocolate, and all wines from the Black female owned McBride Sisters California Wine Vineyard.
Nichole is a member of the board of directors of Chops, Inc., a nonprofit performing arts organization.