Nicole Barbera is the Head of Partnerships & Operations at Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network (BEN). Nicole graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder in May of 2016 with a double degree in Advertising and Sociology. Having her heart set on going into fashion, she secured a publishing internship at the world’s #1 fashion magazine, ELLE magazine in New York City. While acquiring many useful skills working and living in New York, she realized the endless business possibilities in the rising city of Denver and moved back home. She then worked as the Events and Operations Fellow for the Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network for nine months, before being hired on as the full-time Events Coordinator. She is actively pursuing a career in business and is eager to apply what she learned in the fashion world. Nicole adds value to our team through her skills in teamwork, time management, leadership, and creativity.
Nicole has a passion for helping the less fortunate, being the former President of the National Charity League Denver chapter. She is also an avid traveler, having been to over 21 countries around the world. In her free time Nicole enjoys skiing, hiking, blogging, music, and the Denver Broncos.