CEO & Strategy Officer, Q-Factor Consulting LLC

Niquelle Cotton provides research-based solutions to improve the way the world learns. With over 30 years of experience in private and public-sector  markets, Niquelle has delivered custom engagements spanning various industries where the cross-pollination of systemic effectiveness, financial acumen, political, and regional experience are demanded. Her passion is to cultivate and nurture unique, equity, and SEL-centered opportunities that celebrate lanes of  growth for underserved populations that inspire public/private partnerships. Before launching her own consulting firm, Niquelle was the Director of BrightBytes, a research and data analytics company, engaging states, and districts across the east coast to remove the barrier of technology with focus on  underserved markets, through simplification, automation, and interoperability.