Nadine Bridges, MSW


Nadine Bridges is the first Black and female Executive Director of One Colorado, the state’s leading advocacy organization advancing equality for LGBTQ+ Coloradans and their families. She has dedicated herself to working with and advocating for vulnerable communities for over 20 years.  Nadine has been a professor, director, counselor, mentor, volunteer, Peace Corps volunteer, and activist.  She is committed to racial equity, social justice, and anti-oppressive movements.

Nadine is an adjunct professor at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work.  She professionally mentors former students and colleagues and serves on the Advisory Committee of Racial Diversity to the Dean at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work and is a Health Equity Commissioner for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Nadine earned her BS in Biology from the College of Charleston and her Master of Social Work from the University of Denver along with a Certificate for Social Work with the Latinx Community.

In her free time, Nadine enjoys traveling, baking, cooking, watching The Great British Bake Off, and spending time with her wife, Liz, and her family.