Nicole Haley is the Special Assistant for the ThinkProgress War Room. Raised in Dripping Springs, Texas, she graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in May 2013 with a B.A. in government and a B.S. in communication studies. She was an active member of Alpha Phi Omega, a co-educational community service fraternity, while at the University of Texas. During the fall of her senior year, she participated in the Bill Archer Fellow Program and interned with the Office of Presidential Correspondence at the White House. Her other past experiences include internships with NPR in its policy and representation department, Annie’s List, and Project Vote Smart.