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Nicole Cohen

2019 and 2023 Speaker

Learning Stage | Using Improv Skills to Improve Collaboration & Innovation in the Workplace

NICOLE FAUST COHEN is an experienced business leader and lifelong student and practitioner of the performing arts. She has training and experience in both scripted performances, as well as the dynamic world of improvisational comedy. Cohen is a managing director at a global consulting company. Cohen was named a Luminary by the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association, which recognizes individuals who have made a significant impact on the healthcare industry, serve as a role model, actively mentor others, exhibit dedication to the industry, and consistently demonstrate exceptional leadership. Cohen graduated from Northwestern University with a BS in biomedical engineering and a theme in fine arts/theatre. Cohen is an international best-selling author with Improv at Work: What the Business World Can Learn from Improvisational Comedy. In addition to leading workshops with global leadership teams, she has spoken on podcasts, radio programming, Northwestern Alumni Association webcast series, and at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women.