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Nikki Rivera

Nikki is the Head of Leadership and Key Talent Development for HP. She is reinventing the way HP develops and cultivates innovative and inclusive leaders. Creating access and opportunity for women and underrepresented populations is a strategic focus within the leadership portfolio.

Prior to joining HP, Nikki was in the field of education for 17 years. Her experiences include serving as an Outward Bound instructor, elementary teacher, instructional coach, adjunct professor, and school district leader.

Throughout her professional career, Nikki helped create and launch several nationally recognized leadership programs including Americorps’ National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), The Denver Teacher Residency Program and the Teacher Leadership Academy with Denver Public Schools.

Nikki earned her B.A. in Communication and Marketing from the University of Arizona, and her M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in ELL Methodologies from the University of Colorado, Boulder.