Before taking on her new role as the first Black and women Executive Director of One Colorado, the state’s leading advocacy organization dedicated to advancing equality for LGBTQ Coloradans and their families, she was the Community Health Division Manager for Boulder County Public Health. There she oversaw programming that informs state and local policy and legislation to decrease health disparities for youth and young adults and served on the emergency response team for COVID-19.
In her free time, she is a professor at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work teaching classes on Power, Privilege and Oppression, Disrupting Privilege, Community Leadership and Organizing, and Social Justice & Ethics. She professionally mentors former students and colleagues and serves on the Advisory Committee of Racial Diversity to the Dean at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work and is the Director of Scholarships for The Alexander Foundation.
Nadine earned her BS in Biology from the College of Charleston and her Master of Social Work from the University of Denver along with a Certificate for Social Work with the Latinx Community.