Nicole is an Associate in The Asia Group’s South Asia practice, where she focuses on strategic, environmental, and economic factors shaping India and the broader sub-continent. She excels at providing in-depth research and analysis on a range of sectors, including e-commerce, pharma, technology, and sustainability, to help multinational companies succeed in one of the Indo-Pacific’s most dynamic regions.
Nicole recently completed a Fulbright Fellowship in Nepal, where she studied climate migration and worked closely with government officials, NGOs, and communities to assess climate change adaptation strategies. During the course of her year-long fellowship, Nicole worked with rural communities in Ramechhap, a district east of Kathmandu. Prior to her Fulbright, Nicole was at TAG as a South Asia Analyst and researcher working closely with major multinationals operating in India. Previously, she interned at the Albright Stonebridge Group where she helped shape clients’ business and corporate social responsibility strategies in South Asia.
In addition to the Fulbright, Nicole is a recipient of the Boren Scholarship and National Security Language Initiative for Youth Scholarship. These scholarships funded intensive language learning as well as academic research in areas such as infrastructure and water in major cities across India, including Mumbai and Indore.
Nicole is a recent graduate of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service where she majored in international politics with a concentration in foreign service and a minor in Asian studies. Growing up, Nicole split her time between the California Bay Area and New Jersey.