Michelle Ruhlin Nicholson is a Marcomms jack-of-all-trades who has led or supported campaigns, events and projects in more than 30 countries for diverse groups of donors and stakeholders. She tells the story of Build Change’s innovative approach to resilient housing and enhances the visibility of Build Change’s initiatives worldwide. Prior to joining Build Change, Michelle worked for nearly a decade in international development communications in Washington, DC. She later operated a boutique communications consultancy focused primarily on serving both domestic and Latin-America based nonprofits. Michelle earned her MPA from Indiana University’s Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs and an M.A., also from Indiana University, in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. She also has a B.S.J. from Bowling Green State University, and is fluent in Spanish.