Nicole Palmore, MSW
Nicole K. Palmore is the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Administration and Finance Executive Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Administration and Finance at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Before this role, Nicole was the Director of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Nursing. In these current roles, Nicole assesses, designs, and develops initiatives to holistically increase diversity, inclusion, and equity. Nicole has exceptional facilitation and course design skills. She has designed, developed, and delivered hundreds of courses in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion; leadership development; and change management.
Nicole holds a bachelor's degree in psychology cum laude from Georgetown University and a master's degree in social work summa cum laude from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She completed a master's certificate in Instructional Design from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a second master's certificate in Intercultural Leadership at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She is currently working on her doctoral dissertation in Higher Education Leadership at Frostburg State University. Throughout her career, Nicole has been a trusted business partner to her clients, providing workplace solutions for some of the most challenging problems.