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Graduated from California State Summer School of the Arts Animation Program 2019


Nicole Nageli was accepted into CSSSA and was given the title of California Arts Scholar. CSSSA is a 4-week intensive course held on the CalArts - California Institute of the Arts campus. Only one-in-three applicants each year are accepted into the animation program. She wrote and animated a one week film during the program titled 'Boba'.

Click here to see the film!


Annual WEF-2018: “The Economics Of Goodness: Empowering Potential, Engineering Change”!


Nicole Nageli spoke at the Annual International WEF 2018 Conference- April 26th to 1st May 2018 in New Delhi, India. Her panel was: In Conversation with Young and Iconic Leaders Creating a Better World For All. While sharing her personal story, she also spoke about Change and inspired others to use their ideas & capabilities to bring about the change and make this world a better place. She believes that if your actions inspire others, then you are a leader!

At this event, Nicole received the Award of: 
"Young Leader Creating a Better World For All"

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Nicole was featured in the Business World Magazine. Click below on the title to read:

Young Iconic Leaders Creating a Better World For All



Educating Children of Color Summit 2018!



Nicole Nageli presented an inspiring & motivating speech to around 1000 high school students about choosing a career, education, and making a difference as the next generation at the 2018 Educating Children of Color Summit at The Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Theme: Our Future, Our Choice.


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TEDxColoradoSprings: How to Create a Lasting Legacy - From the Mind of a 13-year-old!



Nicole Nageli presented her speech at TEDxColoradoSprings on November 4th at The Stargazers Theatre & Event Center. She was the Youngest Speaker at this event.


Click here to see the speech!


1st Annual Transportation Girl Luncheon!



Nicole Nageli spoke at the 1st Annual Transportation Girl Luncheon on September 7th. In her speech, Nicole encouraged high school girls to pursue careers in fields like transportation and construction.


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Nominated for the Douglas County Outstanding Youth Initiative Award!



Nicole Nageli is humbled and thankful for the Nomination. Also, she thanks the Nominators, the Douglas County Youth Initiative and The Castle Rock Development Company.


Watch my Speech: What is a Legacy? at Ignite Denver!



Nicole Nageli presented her speech at Ignite Denver on June 8th at The Oriental Theater.


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Speaker Spotlight - Interview With Nicole Nageli!



Nicole Nageli was featured by Ignite Denver as the Youngest Speaker In The History of Ignite Denver.


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Kate the Cat's Christmas Mystery won the 2017 Purple Dragonfly Book Award!


Kate the Cat's Christmas Mystery won an Honorable Mention 2017 Purple Dragonfly Book Award in Youth Author Fiction category!


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Ignite Denver 26 on June 8th!


On Thursday, June 8, Nicole Nageli will be speaking at Ignite Denver 26. She will present her speech: "What is a Legacy?".


Here is the ticket and location information:

Ignite Denver 26 is June 8th | Doors open: 6 p.m., showstarts: 7 p.m. at the Oriental Theater. 
Events are more fun with friends. 

Early bird tickets are $5 until May 20th- don't delay! 



Speech at the Middle School Showcase!

Nicole Nageli presented her Legacy speech at Academy Charter School for the Middle School Showcase.

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Kate the Cat's Christmas Mystery  is now available on Amazon!

Kate the Cat's Christmas Mystery is an exciting and thrilling new graphic novel. Kate the Cat's Christmas Mystery, a graphic novel for kids ages 5 and up, is a fast-paced story with a critical mystery to be solved. Set during the festive Christmas season, Kate and her animal friends are back, with some new characters along the way, to solve the mystery behind the Star-lighting on top of Castle Rock. Located in the beautiful town of Castle Rock, Colorado, this inspiring and exciting story will keep you guessing until the very end.


Kindle edition for $3.99 and
Paperback edition for $9.99
If you love this graphic novel, please rate it and write a review on Amazon.


The Starlighting on November 19th!


On Saturday, November 19, N3 Cartoons will have a booth at the Starlighting in Castle Rock. Our booth is located at Third and Perry Street, opposite the Castle Rock Fire Station 151 in Downtown Castle Rock, Colorado. Nicole will be releasing her new book, Kate the Cat's Christmas Mystery, at this event. Sales from the books will benefit the Dumb Friends League and we will also have a food drive for the Douglas/Elbert Task Force.


Click here to learn more about the event.



Local Author Showcase on November 20th!


On Sunday, November 20, Nicole Nageli presented at the Local Author Showcase event at Highlands Ranch Library, Colorado.

Click here to see the presentation.

Click here to learn more about the event.

Click here to register for this event.


Featured in Denver Parent!


Nicole Nageli and The Adventures of Kate the Cat were featured in Denver Parent.

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The Adventures of Kate the Cat won the 2016 Moonbeam Children's Book Award!


The Adventures of Kate the Cat won a Bronze medal for  BEST BOOK BY YOUTH AUTHOR (UNDER 18)!


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Met Gene Luen Yang!


Nicole Nageli met Gene Luen Yang, author of American Born Chinese, Boxers & Saints, Secret Coders, The Shadow Hero, Level Up, and Avatar. He is also the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature !


In the Castle Rock News-Press!


Nicole Nageli is featured in the "My Name Is" News Feature.

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Presented at the Library Board!


On September 28, Nicole Nageli presented The Adventures of Kate the Cat and N3 Cartoons at the Board Meeting of the Douglas County Library.


The Adventures of Kate the Cat featured in the Publishers Weekly Magazine!

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The Adventures of Kate the Cat is now available on Amazon!


N3 Cartoons' latest graphic novel is now available for purchase on Amazon!

The Adventures of Kate the Cat is an exciting, fun-filled graphic novel for all ages. It is a thrilling adventure that is sure to keep your eyes glued to the pages.

You can buy this awesome graphic novel on the Amazon website:
Kindle edition for $3.99 and
Paperback edition for $9.99

If you love this graphic novel, please rate it and write a review on Amazon.


Nicole Nageli, Student CEO, Featured in Denver Post!



Middle and High School CEOs receive funding from Investors.


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