Nicole Carlsburg manages the Barbara Lee Political Office’s efforts to elect progressive, Democratic, pro-choice women through candidate recruitment, political training program management, and strategic support to women candidates nationwide.
Nicole came to the Barbara Lee Political Office from the Family Equality Council, the national organization working to ensure equality for LGBT-headed families. There, she managed the organization’s grant seeking and donor communications, designed and implemented resources and programming for LGBT parents and their children, and advanced issue-advocacy campaigns such as California’s marriage equality initiative (Prop 8) and overturning Florida’s LGBT adoption ban.
Nicole is a 2013 Fellow of the New Leaders Council, a national progressive political entrepreneurship training program for young professionals. She is also a hotline volunteer and on the leadership team of the Eastern Massachusetts Abortion Fund, a grassroots organization that provides grants and case management to people seeking abortions in eastern Massachusetts.
Nicole graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and drama.