Vivian D. Nixon is Executive Director of College & Community Fellowship (CCF), a nonprofit dedicated to helping women with criminal convictions earn college degrees. As a formerly incarcerated woman and CCF program graduate, Rev. Nixon is uniquely positioned to lead the movement to ensure that justice-involved women and their families have a better future. She is a Columbia University Community Scholar and a recipient of the John Jay Medal for Justice, the Ascend Fellowship at the Aspen Institute, the Soros Justice Fellowship, and is a 2017 honoree of the New York Women’s Foundation. Rev. Nixon is currently an MFA candidate in creative nonfiction at Columbia University.