Nicole Baumann received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Oklahoma City University. During her undergraduate studies, she focused on International Politics and Middle Eastern studies. In 2016, she interned with CAIR Oklahoma and went on to intern with the United Nations Department of Safety and Security in Jerusalem, Palestine. During her studies, she took several classes focused on politics in Islam and religion and spent a semester in Rabat, Morocco.
After graduating, Nicole moved to Belgium where she studied toward a Master of Science in International Politics. Here she concentrated on politics in the Middle East and Europe and completed a thesis on social movements in northern Morocco. Following this program, she interned with the European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights where she advocated for human rights issues in the Gulf countries at the European Parliament. Having spent time in many different environments, she is excited to bring all this back to her home state. Nicole is honored to serve the Muslim community in Oklahoma, and help build bridges of respect, acceptance, and dignity for all.