Nicole Smith (she/her), is a writer and a public health professional who is passionate about making connections with the people and organizations she serves and sharing their stories.
Nicole holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a minor in general chemistry and a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in nutrition. Nicole is also an alum of the 2019 America Walks National Walking College. As a former Community Health Specialist for the City of York, Pennsylvania Bureau of Health, Nicole led various community health initiatives focused on walkability and increasing safe physical activity through policy, systems, and environmental changes.
Nicole lives in Marietta, GA, and delights in caring for her epic houseplant collection, improving her conversational Spanish, walking, and spending time with her senior dog. She is also an avid reader and enjoys creating book-related content for her ‘bookstagram’ account on Instagram @booked4joy and co-hosting book podcasts.