Nicole Gentile is the senior director for Conservation at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, Gentile worked at The Pew Charitable Trusts, where she led field campaigns and outreach for several initiatives, including clean energy, public lands, and ocean conservation. During her time at Pew, Gentile also conducted research, helped build coalitions, and wrote for the U.S. public lands initiative. Previously, she was the preservation associate for Environment America, where she participated in a rigorous training fellowship for advocates and campaigners.
Gentile earned a master’s degree in environmental law and policy from Vermont Law School and a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University.