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Nicky Zarchen

Communications and Public Affairs Officer


Nicky Zarchen is the Communications and Public Affairs Officer at The Miami Foundation. She supports The Miami Foundation’s Civic Leadership Agenda and Communications and Engagement arm, rallying locals and leaders to activate, help solve pressing regional challenges, and work together towards a stronger, more equitable community. Prior to joining the Foundation, Nicky was the Community Engagement Manager at Radical Partners, leading their collective impact and community and civic engagement projects as well as their social media and strategic communications. Before that, she led multiple research and programmatic initiatives at Lotus House Women’s Shelter in Overtown, advocating to improve the lives of women and children experiencing homelessness. Born in Santa Monica, California, Nicky graduated from Vassar College in 2017, majoring in Political Science and Queer Studies, and was a visiting fellow at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University. 

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