Nieves is a Ryan White Program Manager at Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is a Milwaukee native who is passionate and vocal about women’s rights, transformative justice, and racial equality with 10 years of non-profit experience in various sectors. Forms part of the United Way’s Racial Equity Advisory Committee as well as serves on the advancement committee for YNPN Milwaukee Chapter.

Nieves Valdez has been on the Board of Directors since 2022.