Nicole Pereira is a writer and creative strategist based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work meets at the intersection of culture, art, and community. She is the co-founder of 12 Ounces, a podcast and community space for people of color. Nicole has been published in The New York Times, Spicy Zine, The Manhattan Globe, Bushwick Daily, and more. She spends her free time drinking chai with her roommate and has a cat named Cat.