Ms. Nicoletti-Martinez is Director of the Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA) program. MESA is a statewide effort focused on preventing sexual violence across the lifespan and promoting healthy communities in underserved and marginalized populations. MESA specializes in engaging and advocating for farm worker communities across the United States.
Since 2009, Ms. Nicoletti-Martinez has written and received $1,701,918.00 in grants; $171,622.00 in in-kind donations; and $14,700 in contributions for a total of: $1,888,240.
Principal Investigator, MESA JBC Child Sexual Abuse in farm worker communities, Just Beginnings Collaborative/NoVo Foundation. 2016-2019.
Principal Investigator, MESA Child sexual abuse prevention in migrant farm worker communities, Ms. Foundation for Women. 2013-2016.
Principal Investigator, MESA LGBTQ Outreach, Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2013-2014.
Principal Investigator, Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault, Indiana State Department of Health/U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Rape Prevention Education. 2008-2020.
Principal Investigator, Migrant Farm Worker Project, TMC Migrant Head Start. 2007-2016.
MSW, Clinical Social Work, Indiana University, 1998
BA, Sociology, Purdue University, 1996
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Indiana Professional Licensing Agency, Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board, State of Indiana: License Number 34007727A.
National Coalition Uniting to End Violence Against People with Disabilities Founding member, 2016-present
Alianza Nacional de Campesinas (National Farm Worker Women Alliance) Founding Member, 2011-present
Indiana Family Health Council Board, 2009-2012.
National Association of Social Workers (NASW) National Committee on Women’s Issues-2018-present.
Chair, Advisory Board, National Sexual Violence Resource Center, 2003-2010
Indiana State Department of Health Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Committee, 2002-present.
Indiana Minority Health Coalition of Tippecanoe County Board 1999-2006; President 2004-2006
Indiana Minority Health Coalition Board 2004-2006
Indiana Migrant/Seasonal Farm Worker Coalition Board, 2002-present.
Tai Chi Club, Advisor, 2012-2016
Latino Cultural Center Program Coordinator Search Committee 2009-2010
Purdue Student Chapter for the Advance of Chicanos and Native American in Science (SACNAS) Advisory Council 2008-2010
Delta Phi Mu, Faculty Advisor, 2007-2016
Purdue Latino Faculty and Staff Association, President, 2005-2010
College of Agriculture
Indiana AgrAbility Advisory Board, 2015-present
Diversity Action Team in Agriculture (DATA) 2011-2017
Department of Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication
Strategic Planning Committee 2016
Faculty search committee 2011
Strategic Plan Accountability Committee 2011
Leadership Team 2010-2015
YDAE 56600 (Conflict Management in Agricultural and Extension Education), 2009
National Social Worker of the Year, National Association of Social Workers, 2018
Social Worker of the Year, National Association of Social Workers-Indiana Chapter, 2017
Inspirational Leader, Indiana Coalition Ending Sexual Assault, 2017
Bravo Award, Purdue University, 2014
Woman of Distinction, YWCA Salute to Women, Lafayette, Indiana, 2013
Leadership/Service Award, National Sexual Violence Resource Center, 2010
American Association for Communication Excellence Bronze Award for team development of MESA marketing materials, 2010
Outstanding Latino Staff Award, Purdue University, 2008
Outstanding Service Award, Latino Student Union, Purdue University, 2007
Nicoletti, K. and Brown, S. 2016. Evaluation is for everyone. The Resource: The National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s newsletter, Spring and Summer 2016. Enola, PA. pp10-15.
Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA). 2014. Preventing intimate partner violence in LGBTQ+ communities. (educational brochure). Purdue University: West Lafayette, IN.
Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA). 2014. Preventing sexual violence on college/university campuses: bystander intervention. (educational brochure). Purdue University: West Lafayette, IN.
Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA). 2014. Preventing sexual violence in Greek life. (educational brochure). Purdue University: West Lafayette, IN.
Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA). 2014. Cultivando una familia sana, segura y feliz. [fotonovela]. Purdue University: West Lafayette, IN.
Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA). 2014. Coming out as an LGBTQ+ Minor with Safety in mind. (educational brochure). Purdue University: West Lafayette, IN.