Nicole Tinson is the Founder and CEO of The Application and HBCU 20x20. A native of South Central Los Angeles, Nicole is an HBCU, Diversity and Inclusion, and Civil Rights advocate. She has learned to transform her pain into power and has made it her life’s work to empower others along the way.
She is an alumna of Dillard University and Yale University, a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and was named on the Forbes 30 Under 30, Social Entrepreneurs List, The Root 100, in addition to making HBCU Buzz’s Top 30 Under 30 List, and Dillard University’s 40 Under 40 list. HBCU 20x20 and Nicole were most recently selected as a Gucci Changemaker for their commitment to diversity and service for the HBCU and Black community.