Holly Nicolaisen holds an MA in Social and Cultural Pedagogy at Arizona State University with a certificate in Museum Studies. She is interested in the intersections of museums, education, social change work, as well as social and public pedagogy. She believes that cultural institutions can be central to the advancement of social justice through the exchange of thoughts and experiences. Her work addresses how these theories and practices interact within the context of museums as catalysts for social change. She is currently the Education Assistant at the Tempe History Museum, the Curriculum Director at the Foster Children’s Right Coalition, a member of the Executive Committee and Board for the Social Pedagogy Association, and Founding President of the Social and Cultural Pedagogy Graduate Organization. She will continue to use her experience and knowledge to serve her communities and maintain an active role in local programs, businesses, and nonprofits.