A Washburn University (Topeka, Kansas) broadcast journalism graduate, who resides in Washington, D.C. Nicole D. Hayes is committed to serve as a vessel of compassion, instruction, love and truth for Jesus Christ. Raised Church of God while growing up in Topeka, Kan., she is a member of Greater Mount Calvary Holy Church in Washington, D.C. Nicole desires to uplift and empower others, with a particular burden for women and girls, young people and disenfranchised persons living in oppressed environments.
In September 2008, she began Pieces of Life, LLC, a Washington, D.C.-
based media relations consultancy. Operating with a company and personal mantra of “making an investment in people,” she serves nonprofit organizations and small businesses who desire to share their stories, but lack in-house expertise or budget to hire a full-service agency.
Some of her clients include the Associated Press, BlackEnterprise.com, CNN American
Morning, Essence.com, Politico, Steve Harvey Morning Show, The Big Idea With Donny
Deutsch (former CNBC entrepreneur program), The Tavis Smiley Show (radio and
television),The Grio.com (MSNBC.com) and the Tom Joyner Morning Show.
In May 2011-2013, Nicole served as Director for the Women of L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P. 1
ST, a women’s leadership to engaged women of varying ages, backgrounds and cultures with a goal of empowering women as positive “change agents” for future generations, despite societal pressures.
May 2013, Nicole launched Voices Against the Grain, a blog designed to help audiences “advance God’s Kingdom in a do your own thing society.” In September 2013, Nicole added a weekly radio show to the media ministry platform to discuss topics with guests to equip believers and non-believers.