Nina Simone Grotch, Executive Director
Nina Simone Grotch is a longtime educator and advocate for social justice She is a recognized and sought-after public speaker with over 20 years of experience teaching children, youth, adults, law enforcement officers, and government officials. Her experience includes working with diverse audiences locally, nationally, and internationally on examining and interrupting prejudice and discrimination. Ms. Grotch served as the Education Director for the Anti-Defamation League in Northern California where she ran diversity and anti-bias programs for students, educators and community members. Ms. Grotch has a bachelor’s degree in Literature from the University of California, Santa Cruz and master’s degree in English Literature from San Francisco State University. She is very excited to be part of the Woven Teaching staff and to continue creating resources and tools to teach about human rights, the patterns of genocide, and the power of individual choices and actions.
Nikki Bambauer, Director of Operations
Nikki Bambauer is an experienced genocide educator and a passionate advocate for social justice. With several years of non-profit experience, she is skilled in curriculum development, writing/editing, implementing organizational processes, and large-scale event planning. Nikki earned a master’s degree in Modern European History from San Francisco State University with additional coursework in International Relations and Middle Eastern Studies. She organizes in the San Francisco Bay Area against white supremacy and police violence.