Nicole Griffin initially graduated from RIT in 2019 with a B.S. in Game Design and Development and a minor in Russian Language and International Relations. They returned to RIT in 2020 to pursue a M.S. in Human-Computer Interaction. During their time there, they realized their passion for research and the pursuit of knowledge. They want to use their passion to bridge interdisciplinary fields of study and hope to gain experience in doing so during this opportunity. They enjoy learning about other cultures and languages, photography, and videography.