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Nicole O'Dell Odim '88

Nicole Odim

Odim, who served on the Board of Managers from 2014 to 2018, is a multimedia journalist who has worked as an assignment reporter, anchor, and producer, generating stories for local, national, and international media outlets. Her documentary work has appeared on the CBC and BBC channels, including the Pulitzer Prize- and Peabody Award-winning This World: Bad Medicine.

Odim’s work includes a book on race relations in America for which she has been traveling around the country amassing more than 200 interviews. She has also served as a member of the advisory board of the Junior League of Brooklyn and sits on the board of Brooklyn’s Dodge YMCA, serving as chair of the programming, membership and communications committee.

Odim earned a B.A. in political science with a concentration in economics from Swarthmore and served on the College’s Alumni Council from 2011 to 2014. She also earned an M.S. in biology from New York University and an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University.