Health, Equity, and Nature Accelerator Distribution Intern
Nickie Figueroa is an accomplished rising senior at Lake Forest College, where she majors in Sociology and Anthropology with a minor in Religion. Her passion for advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion aspects in the Lake County area led her to her current role as the Health, Equity, and Nature Accelerator Distribution Intern at Brushwood Center. In this position, she plays a crucial role in operationalizing the
distribution plan for the Health, Equity and Nature Report, while building and maintaining relationships with various community stakeholders. Nickie’s intersectional background and academic expertise in social structures and culture make her a valuable asset to the team. On her time off she enjoys spending time outdoors, biking, hiking, and baking.