About the Author
Nicole Russell is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Precious Dreams Foundation where she has made a global impact on thousands of youth in the foster care and homeless shelter system by teaching healthy coping skills and empowering young adults to harness their creative energies since 2012. Nicole recently launched a consulting firm, Pitch House Productions LLC, to educate corporations on best practices for serving vulnerable populations and youth. She is a lead advocator for mental health, children's rights and all things self-comfort.
This New York native also inspires everyday people to become emotionally independent through her speaking engagements, private sessions and seminars. Nicole’s accolades include GLAMOUR’s “Everyday Hero of the Year”, Observer’s “Top 20 Heroes Under 40”, Walmart’s “Community Playmaker Award” as well as a featured piece recognizing her efforts in O, The Oprah Magazine.