Nicaila Matthews Okome

Side Hustle Coach

Nicaila Matthews Okome is the Creator and Host of Side Hustle Pro podcast, the first and only podcast to spotlight bold, black women entrepreneurs who have scaled from side hustle to profitable business. Launched in 2016, the podcast has been named "the perfect entrepreneurship podcast" by Mashable, amassing close to 2 Million downloads and a loyal social media following of over 60,000 aspiring entrepreneurs.


Nicaila is also the Founder of Side Hustle Pro, LLC, a podcasting and marketing agency that shines a light on untold narratives. Nicaila works intensively with emerging podcasters to create and launch their own podcasts, grow their influence through targeted social  media marketing, and build a profitable business.

Born in Jamaica and raised in the Bronx, Nicaila is an alumna of the University of Pennsylvania (BA) and the University of Michigan (MBA). Her professional experience spans digital marketing, ad sales and social media strategy for NPR, Google, MTV Networks and more.