Maureen Nicol

Phd Student, Founder & Exec Dir of Camp Story
The University of Texas at Austin

Maureen Nicol is a PhD student at University of Texas at Austin studying Early Childhood Education. Maureen is an educator, budding storyteller and PhD student who proudly identifies as a first generation, Sierra Leoneon-American. In her research, work and everyday life she is motivated to know more about every person she meets because she believes the connections between people and the new understandings that develop through these curiosities is what builds compassion and love for others. Her research and work center on Black girls and Black women and the urgency for the world to take them seriously.

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