Born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Nicole Proano moved to Montreal in 2015 where she majors in Journalism and Political Science at Concordia University.

Her special areas of interest are in environmental issues and international relations. During her time at Concordia University, Nicole has been an active contributor to student papers, The Link and The Concordian.

In September 2017, Nicole moved to Utrecht, Netherlands to participate in the Europe in the World program at Hogeschool Utrecht. The program will take her to Aarhus, Denmark for further studies in January. During her studies in Europe, Nicole will be developing her multimedia skills and will cultivate a well-rounded understanding of how to report on European politics.

She also spent a significant amount of time overseas, including in Hawaii, Nepal, Ecuador and a backpacking trip of Europe. Nicole also taught English at a kid’s camp in Taiwan. Having moved from an English-speaking part of Canada to its French speaking region, Nicole has had to experience the growing curb of advancing her second language skills as well as confront cultural differences within her home country.