Nicole Werking joined the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health as the Associate Director of Development and Alumni Affairs in August of 2022.
Prior to joining the Fielding School, Nicole worked as a policy analyst at BGR Group, a bipartisan government relations firm in Washington, D.C. She started as a research clerk at BGR Group in 2018 and was soon promoted to government affairs coordinator and later to her role as a policy analyst. In all three roles, she supported clients and firm executives by writing summaries of congressional hearings, monitoring news media for press clippings, and researching client-specific issues as needed.
Nicole graduated in 2017 from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a bachelor's degree in Political Science and Communications. While in school, she was a member of the Pi Beta Phi fraternity and served as the chapter's Vice President of Membership. A South Florida native, Nicole currently resides in Manhattan Beach, California.