Career and Early Life
Nicole Avant is a graduate of California State University at Northridge and holds a BA in Communications. After graduating, Avant worked in promotions at the legendary A&M Records before taking a post as Vice President of Interior Music Publishing from 1998-2009.
The daughter of music industry icon Clarence Avant and Jacqueline Avant, Ambassador Avant was raised in a culture of music, philanthropy and political passion. Her childhood home played host to world leaders and prominent figures from the world of politics, music and the arts.
Influenced by her parents and many of those leaders, Ambassador Nicole Avant has served as an active Board Member of both Best Buddies International and The Bogart Pediatric Research Program. Ambassador Avant also served as an Academic Counselor at the Neighborhood Academic Initiative, a University of Southern California mentorship program for high school students that provided full academic scholarships as well as daily guidance and direction in social behavior and social responsibility. Ambassador Avant’s commitment to public service and philanthropy was recognized by the American Cancer Society, when she was honored as a Next Generation Leader in 2007.
Ambassador Avant has played pivotal roles in the campaigns of former Congressman Harold Ford Jr. and the senatorial race for Barack Obama. In 2008, Ambassador Avant served as finance co-chair in Southern California for Obama’s successful presidential campaign.
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