Nikki is an English teacher at Brisbane State High School where she been a member of the school council for the last three years.  Prior to this she was a television producer where she was responsible for producing television commercials and corporate documentaries.  

Nikki studied at the University of Miami and Murdoch University, and completed her postgraduate studies at the University of Queensland.  She is an advocate for marginalised communities, and has a particular interest in progressing educational equity.