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RyanNicole

In her own words, quadruple threat, RyanNicole “utilizes every gift available to her for the liberation of black folks”. Affectionately self-titled the “4A”, RyanNicole seeks opportunities to empower and inspire by way of her pursuits as an award winning Artist | Actress | Athlete | Activist.

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||:::ARTIST:::|| RyanNicole is a world renown MC & Poet whose lyrical prowess has been exploited on international stages and web platforms, garnering fans in the thousands across the globe. Her musical compositions include a solo mixtape, entitled Dis’Onance and several collaborative efforts with her group Nu Dekades and other artists. RyanNicole has performed with a wide array of artists and persons of influence, most notably President Barack Obama…enough said.

||:::ACTRESS:::|| RyanNicole has led several productions of the most reputable theater companies in the Bay Area to include The Story (SF Playhouse), XTigone (African America Shakespeare Theater), Hamlet: Blood In The Brain & Raisin In The Sun (California Shakespeare Theater/Intersection for the Arts), among many others. For 2017, Ryan has been short-listed for the San Francisco production of the Tony Award winning Broadway play Hamilton, and will star in Marin Theater Company’s production of Native Son.

||:::ATHLETE:::|| Ryan is a longstanding record holder & California State Champion in high school track & field, and maintains accolades in her hometown of Oakland for the fastest yet recorded time for the 300MIH & 400MIH (hurdles), respectively. Ryan was offered scholarships to several universities and accepted full rides to University of Arizona & San Diego State University, where she received degrees in Sociology & Political Science, and held the distinction of Big Red Scholar Athlete (GPA of 3.5 and above). RyanNicole has expanded her talents and interests in athleticism to training personal clients and is in the process of launching an innovative media platform called FITTRIP.

||:::ACTIVIST:::|| RyanNicole has served her community as an organizer and activist for nearly 2 decades. She holds the distinction of becoming one of the youngest non-profit executive directors in the Bay Area, where she received a 2-year fellowship a prestigious leadership master’s level cohort called LeaderSpring. Currently, RyanNicole supports various community organizations and initiatives as a business consultant, providing counsel in capacity building, fundraising, marketing/branding and program development.