Born and raised in California, Nicole Gormley has always had a love for the ocean, mountains, and everything wild in between. After graduating from UCLA with a degree in marine biology, she pursued her love of storytelling and has gone on to become a promising and adventurous young filmmaker and television producer. She has filmed and produced projects for many of the world’s leading media outlets including National Geographic, Discovery Channel, CNN, and many more. In the process, she has mounted cameras on great white sharks, chased polar bears high above the Arctic Circle, and slogged the Himalayas with heavy camera gear. Her goal is to tell authentic stories that transcend images and inspire action. Her mission is simple, leave the world a better place and motivate people to appreciate and protect our natural world.