Nicole Russell - CEO, Author, Educator, Mental Health Advocate
Nicole Russell is a bestselling author and lead advocate for mental health, human rights and the well being of children. She serves as the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Precious Dreams Foundation, the non-profit teaching displaced youth to self-comfort globally, and CEO of Pitch House Productions, her consulting agency dedicated to educating corporations on best practices for serving vulnerable populations. Russell uses her non-profit and expertise to serve and advocate for displaced youth development through every aspect of her career.
Her bestselling self-help book, Everything a Band-aid Can’t Fix, is highly regarded as a must-have for teens everywhere and has been added to the curriculum of middle and high schools nationwide. For the second anniversary of this inspiring title, she is set to release Write Here & Tear, a journal that encourages people to write first and then determine whether the words should stay—another tool designed to induce healthy coping mechanisms.
Since the inception of Precious Dreams Foundation, Nicole Russell’s efforts have been recognized by O, The Oprah Magazine, GLAMOUR Magazine as their “Everyday Hero of the Year”, Observer as one of their “Top 20 Heroes Under 40” and she recently received a Walmart Community Playmaker Award.