Robyn Nicholson is the Data Management Planning Coordinator with NDRIO’s Portage Network, and a member of the Portage Data Management Planning Expert Group (DMPEG). Before coming to Portage, she completed an internship with Research Data Canada, where she expanded her knowledge of the Canadian research ecosystem and deepened her understanding of how data management planning supports and improves research processes and outputs. She also worked on various RDM-related projects as part of a research assistantship with Dr. Mike Smit at Dalhousie University. Robyn is a recent graduate of the Master of Information program at Dalhousie University, and previously completed her Bachelor of Arts in English and Music History at the University of Guelph. Her graduate studies were concentrated in data management, including practical experience with the Portage DMP Assistant tool. She is excited to continue supporting the success of Canadian research through data management planning with the New Digital Research Infrastructure Organization (NDRIO).