Nicole Escarra is the Director of Development at Crescent City Schools. Nicole has worked with educational, family services, and international nonprofits since 2009. A native of southern California, Nicole worked in Los Angeles as the Regional Development and Operations Coordinator for Spark, an organization that creates mentoring opportunities for middle school students. She also worked as a Grants Associate at Para Los Niños, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting Los Angeles’ most vulnerable children and families through educational, family support, and mental health services. Nicole began her career in the private sector, working in business development at Christie’s, the international auction house. She has also worked on behalf of organizations such as UNICEF, Hope International, and Zone 126 Promise Neighborhood. She holds a Master of Public Administration from the NYU Wagner School of Public Service and Bachelor of Arts degree in French and History of Art from Bryn Mawr College.