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Nikki Fjotland

Assistant Buyer for Women's Contemporary Clothing, Saks 5th Avenue

New York City

Nikki graduated from Manhattan College with a degree in Childhood Education. After teaching kindergarten for a year, she realized education wasn't the career path for her and began her transition into fashion. Nikki landed a job in the HR department at and has been working her way up the ladder ever since.

Nikki is proof that it's okay to stray away from your major and that you can land your dream job with hard work and determination (even if you may not have the most experience!)

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