Nicole Tidwell serves as an Advisor, Outreach & Engagement for ARAC. She helped launch ARAC in 2015 and served as the Senior Director, Outreach & Engagement working on strategic communications, advocacy, constituent building and public relations aimed at drawing attention to the crisis of antibiotic resistance and solutions to address this growing threat. Before joining ARAC, Nicole was the manager for the Human Health and Industrial Farming Campaign and later, the Antibiotic Resistance Project at The Pew Charitable Trusts.
Her previous experience includes serving as senior program manager at the Communications Consortium Media Center (CCMC) where she provided leadership in implementation of a global population, health and development program by using strategic communications to generate media attention and a supportive public climate for global health programs worldwide. During her tenure at CCMC, she also worked on developing communications and outreach strategies for early education, child welfare, and low-wage work issues. Nicole also consulted for numerous years with the National Education of African American Children with Learning Disabilities providing assistance in strategy development, brand management and communications. Nicole received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University with a Bachelor’s in Foreign Service and a Master’s in International Relations and Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.