Nicole Genser is an AuD student at Montclair State University and past research team member at National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes. She has engaged in multiple educational and advocacy-based initiatives related to promoting equal access for deaf individuals. Being deaf and a hearing-aid user herself, she is motivated towards fusing her academic, work, and personal experiences to help close substantial gaps in these areas. Her clinical and research interests relate to exploring developments in audiology and higher education particular to working with teens and young adults with hearing loss, as well as addressing the accessibility of our field to all.