Nicole Eason is the Grant Administrator for the Music and Audio Research Laboratory (MARL) at New York University. Prior to joining MARL, she worked with the NYU Marron Institute of Urban Management as a Program Manager, supporting innovative applied research interested in addressing some of the world’s most critical challenges of urban living. She has also worked as an artist advocate and client manager for hundreds of Latin recording artists across the Americas, as well as an English language instructor in New York City. Nicole is an MPA Candidate at New York University's Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, where she is interested in Education and International Development. Her hobbies include linguistics podcasts and biking in New York City.