Nicole Ferroux is a legal intern at the Schumacher Center for New Economics. She works in the
Local Currency program, exploring the modernization and scaling of local currencies. Nicole is a
3L at Harvard Law School with a background in financial regulation and investment law.
Through her previous internships and coursework, she has worked to regulate financial
intermediary investment from development banks, guide tax incentives to support sustainable
food practices, advise on the alignment of domestic law with the Extractive Industry
Transparency Initiative, and explored the policy implications of different designs of central bank
Nicole is originally from Portland, OR. She completed her undergraduate degree at Tulane
University in New Orleans, where first became interested in issues of political economy studying
water rights in the middle east at the Harry S. Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace
while completing her undergraduate degree.