Nicole Friedman is entering her first year on the YLD Board. She grew up in Riverwoods IL and attended Deerfield High School. After graduating from University of Arizona, Nicole moved back to Chicago where she currently lives and works as a real estate broker. Judaism has played a significant role in Nicole's life and fuels her inspiration to give back to the community she loves. Organizations such as JUF are very important to her and why she has been so involved with YLD. Through YLD, Nicole has participated in LEADS, Gesher, Mensches in Motion, a committee member for the Back From Birthright Israel Committee and the Sarnoff Center Association Board. In addition to hosting tables at the Big Event she has been on the Blue and White Bar Night Host Committee, TIP Dinner committee and is a frequent attendee of various YLD events and programs.