Seminole County Organizer
Nicole Benton is a mental health counselor and a community strategist. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Clark Atlanta University, and a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling, specializing in black women’s issues.
Nicole has several years of experience in community leadership, serving as the Chief Ambassador of the International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute, and has presented at the 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 Congressional Black Caucus Annual Leadership Conference on policy issues that are pertinent for black women across the diaspora. Additionally, she has served as a board member for the Florida Association for Marriage & Family Therapy, the Central Florida Association for Marriage & Family Therapy, the Pi Chapter of the Delta Kappa International MFT Honor Society, & the Georgia chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Nicole was nominated & recognized as one of the top 30 alumnae of Clark Atlanta University by the Women of Clark Atlanta University Alumnae Affiliate, for outstanding service and leadership, the 2018 recipient of the Women on the Rise Orlando Deeva to Watch Award for emerging leadership and dedicated service to her community, the recipient of the 2018 Women’s Executive Council Emerging Leader Award, and the 2020 IVYinc Soarer’s staff member of the year award. Most recently, Nicole was recognized as an outstanding black owned small business by the NAACP and BeyGOOD.