Education & Engagement Specialist
Nicole Seahorne Hameen
Nicole Seahorne Hameen joined the Fairmount Park Conservancy team in January 2021. In her role as Education & Engagement Specialist, Nicole leads We Walk PHL, a free walking and social club with 18 locations throughout the city and thousands of annual participants, and provides critical support for the Conservancy’s community partnerships, activation events, volunteer programming, and natural lands work, with a strong focus on community-focused health and wellness initiatives.
Before joining the Conservancy team full-time, Nicole worked as a Recreation Speciality Instructor for Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, leading the We Walk PHL program in collaboration with the Conservancy and performing 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.
Nicole is a member of the Overbrook Park Civic Association and a volunteer for GirlTrek. She is certified in CPR and mental health first aid, holds a certification from Temple University as a community health worker, and studied Applied Behavioral Analysis at Purdue University. Look for her throughout the Fairmount Park system birding, exploring, and laughing loudly with family and friends as she hikes trails and hugs trees.