Nikki works on RightsCon, the world's leading summit on human rights in the digital age. She is excited about creating inclusive and accessible spaces for the digital rights community to drive change. Before Access Now, Nikki worked with the Wilson Center's Digital Futures Project on the foreign policy implications of emerging technologies, and as a Graduate Fellow with the University of Toronto's Digital Public Square, where she conduced research on online civic engagement tools. As a former Aga Khan Foundation Fellow, Nikki worked in Kampala, Uganda supporting the organization's early childhood development programming. She holds a Bachelor of Journalism from Carleton University and a Master of Global Affairs degree from the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs.