Nicole Allred

Senior Manager, Strategic Communications

Strategic Communications

As senior strategic communications manager at Omidyar Network, Nicole helps to communicate the firm’s work externally by building communications strategy, managing digital assets and social media, designing creative multimedia, and building storytelling capabilities.

Prior to joining Omidyar Network, Nicole was the strategy and communications director at Effect.org, a nonprofit opening low cost private schools in India. In this role, she oversaw branding, messaging, and growth of the organization’s digital capabilities. With a speciality in visual storytelling, she has produced compelling video content in global locations from Greece to Kenya, in addition to writing Stolen Innocence, a documentary uncovering human trafficking in India and Nepal.

Prior to her work at Effect.org, Nicole launched an online publication to challenge the media’s portrayal of women by highlighting their global achievements. She began her career in London, working with creative agencies to produce immersive brand experiences for consumer technology and lifestyle brands.

Nicole received a B.S. (Hons.) in psychology from the University of Reading.