Nicole L. Bouie of New Orleans, LA is the Executive Director of the Community Commitment Education Center.
As a child she attended New Orleans public schools and then went to college at Louisiana State University (LSU).
Already determined to be of service to her community she studied Psychology, and graduated with a B.S. before getting her Master’s Degree in Social Work.
While still in school Nicole was an integral part in the development of a new program called Volunteens, sponsored by the Volunteer Baton Rouge Agency. The program’s goal was to introduce and educate the youth of Baton Rouge about volunteerism.
Immediately after graduation, Nicole returned to New Orleans and began working with the Office of Community Service as a Child Protection social worker. During her time there she was commended by the City of New Orleans and was awarded Foster Care Worker of the Year.
Nicole also worked for the New Orleans Public School system as a School Social Work Specialist until the city was forever changed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Nicole along with name, name, name began building the Community Commitment Education Center in the months and years after Katrina. She is proud to have been at the helm of this organization in an official capacity for twelve years.