Director of Development
Nicole Medeiros is the Director of Development at the Equal Justice Society, where she previously served as interim development director and staff fundraiser. Before joining EJS, she worked on fundraising, communications and marketing for Rubicon Programs, an East Bay social services agency based in Richmond, California. Prior to joining Rubicon she served as a New Sector Alliance Fellow at Year Up San Francisco, completed a management trainee program in the private sector in Los Angeles, and was a Research Intern at the Equal Justice Society.
Nicole is a Fellow in both the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP-Golden Gate Chapter) Multi-Cultural Alliance and Mentorship Fellowship programs. In 2013, she was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) – Golden Gate Chapter.
Nicole received her B.A. in History with interdisciplinary honors in the Graduate School of Education, and her M.A. in Sociology – both from Stanford University.
At Stanford, Nicole was President of the Pre-Law Society, interned at the U.S. Department of Education, the Stanford University Office of the General Counsel, and spent a summer working for the City of Rio de Janeiro’s trafficking and violence mediation program as a Stanford Haas Center Urban Summer Fellow. She was also an active leader at the Haas Center for Public Service, where she co-led Stanford Upward Bound, and co-founded Stanford Beyond Bars, the university’s first jail advocacy and tutoring organization (Dean of Students Award). Nicole was a 2006 Haas Public Service Scholar, and the recipient of the Haas Center’s Walk the Talk Service Leadership Award.