“Our daughter will build confidence, strength, strategy and skill that help her find a hero in herself and be encouraged to become a future leader."

— Surabhi's mother, 2020 & 2021 FABcamp student

“How well they presented their projects and the depth in which they went to explain their creative process not only in representing the brands, but also the personal meaning and message the students were putting across”

— Mike Le Gallic, Chip Ganassi Racing

"Loxley is amazing to be doing all this for these young women and I am so honored to be a small part of helping share and expand their ideas about what possibilities await them in life..."

- Tegan Hammond

"FABcamp gives her exposure to technology, particularly automobiles which is used in our daily lives

— Tanisi's mother, FABcamp 2020 + 2021

"Getting to learn about the real world is helping me build my future in it! "

— Tanisi, Student Advisory Board

"Haley loves to tackle new challenges and immerses herself in technical projects. Athena Racing offers unique opportunities to expand Haley’s mechanical engineering experience. I think she will be a valuable asset to the team."

— Haley's mother, 2020 FABcamp Parent

“I have been able to grow as a confident speaker and meet many amazing leaders!”

— Akshaya, Student Advisory Board President 2022-23

"I have become more confident and better prepared for the future!"

— Mihika, Student Advisory Board

“I feel confident and supported by such an amazing group of strong individuals within Athena Racing!”

— Heleina, Student Advisory Board President 2021-22

“FABcamp allows her to learn more about the STEM field and more career paths as she heads toward college, but it keeps her busy and interested daily!”

— Megan's mother, 2020 FABcamp Parent


Develop Your Skills In Race Engineering




Born and raised in New Jersey, Nicole developed a passion for all things mechanical while working on projects with her father. Nicole and her siblings would spend many hours working with their father to repair cars, boats, jet skis, lawnmowers, anything with an engine.

Nicole received a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, with a focus in Automotive. While there she worked on the colleges Formula SAE team, a student design competition where students use their engineering skills to design, build, and race a small, Indy style racecar. This is where she was introduced to Motorsports Engineering as a career option and would decide to tailor her education and work experiences towards the goal of a career in that field.

After graduating in 2016, Nicole took her first full time engineering job as a Body Design Engineer for Nissan. While developing her design skills at Nissan, Nicole continued to look for openings into the motorsports world. She joined Honda Performance Development in 2019 as an Indycar Trackside Engineer. Nicole’s role at HPD is to ensure optimal engine performance under all conditions, weather, track type, driver preference etc. She works alongside her assigned team and driver to achieve best engine performance on track and get the most out of the engine while achieving durability targets. In May of 2022, Nicole became one of the first two known women to win the Indy 500 as a member of the winning cars crew alongside Angela Ashmore of Chip Ganassi Racing, Assistant Race Engineer on Marcus Ericsson’s #8 car.