Nick Beard, PhD, holds a doctorate in law and gender studies from the University of Sussex focusing on sexual violence and asylum. She currently works as the project coordinator for The Center for Sex Education, part of Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central, and Southern NJ. She holds an LLM from the University of Edinburgh and an LLB from Trinity College, Dublin. She trained in bookkeeping with the London City & Guilds and volunteers with the Network Delaware Reproductive Justice Committee, YWCA rape crisis helplines, and the Abortion Support Network.
Nick lives in New Jersey with her Irish husband and English cat.