Nikole Vargas

+LAB Fellow

Nikole is an Erb Institute dual degree student with the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the School of Natural Resources and Environment. Prior to graduate school, Nikole had a career in communications. Her most recent employer was the community college system in Chicago, where she lead media relations and assisted with social media as well as internal communications. She studied journalism at Northwestern University and worked as a TV news producer before transitioning to corporate communications.

Nikole is excited to be part of the Center for Positive Organizations +LAB and will use the resources to develop tools to understand company culture and the role leaders play in creating a strong culture. She aspires to be the kind of leader who can deliver results, inspire her direct reports, and create a positive environment.