Education & Engagement Specialist
Nicole Seahorn Hameen
Nicole Seahorne Hameen joined the Fairmount Park Conservancy team in January 2021 as the Community Program Coordinator. She will interface throughout the city, enhancing community facing partnerships, participation and promotions. Nicole first came to the Conservancy as a volunteer and then worked as a consultant. She began as a leader for WeWalkPHL, a free walking group program to support and engage neighborhoods with healthy initiatives including walking, hiking, “eat and educate” and appreciation of green spaces. She now manages the program.
Prior to joining the Conservancy, Nicole performed field research and data collection for Penn State centered on park usage and community input. She worked for the Institute for Community Justice’s workforce and development team, where she served in client support, outreach, program development and presentations.
Her community activism is expansive. Nicole is a member of the Overbrook Park Civic Association and its beautification and community engagement initiatives. Her passion and enthusiasm for health and wellness includes GirlTrek, a national health movement for Black women and girls centered in radical self-care and community care. Nicole serves this sisterhood on its helpline and locally as a walk leader, event planner and Facebook Administrator.
Nicole is certified in mental health first aid, holds a certification from Temple University as a community health worker and studied Applied Behavioral Analysis at Kaplan University.
Look for her throughout the Fairmount Park system laughing loudly with family and friends as she hikes trails and hugs trees.