Nikki came to CISSC as an AmeriCorps Volunteer in 2017. Born and raised in Spokane, she has spent the last five years volunteering and working with various non-profit organizations. During that time, Nikki worked with at-risk youth in six countries. She has a BA in English Writing, a BA in Peace Studies and a minor in Spanish from Whitworth University. In her free time, Nikki enjoys horseback riding, hiking and reading with a cup of chai.