Nicole George, 2017-2018 Sealaska Board Youth Advisor

"I am the product of my family and community. They have played a significant role in shaping me as a person and helping me achieve my goals. Because of the encouragement and teaching of others, I have thrown myself into the community: Black Student Union President, Qilin Club President, and Masters of Environmental Studies Association Coordinator."

Nicole George was selected to serve as the 2017-2018 Sealaska Board Youth Advisor. Nicole received a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from Pacific University Forest Grove, Oregon.  In June 2018, she expects to earn a Masters of Environmental Studies, from Evergreen State College. Nicole is a Bill and Melinda Gates Millennium Scholar and a 2012 Denny Wilcher Young Environmental Activist awardee, and college graduate. She is a Sealaska scholarship recipient and has interned with Sealaska in 2014, 2016, and 2017.

She was born in Angoon, Alaska, and raised in Juneau, Alaska. She is Tlingit.