Seconde Nimenya is Passionate About Encouraging Others With an Inspiring Message.

Expert on Diversity Leadership & Evolving Through Adversity, Award-Winning Author and Noted Motivational Speaker ─ Seconde Nimenya is one of the most sought after motivational speakers of our times. Her message of evolving through adversity and improving yourself to achieve to your fullest potential, is one that resonates with people all around the world! She shares life-changing interactive presentations and keynotes that inspire change, sparks the mind to think differently, and accelerate personal and professional growth.

Her TED Talk on Race and Cultural Identity, titled “We Are Not All That Different” continues to inspire people worldwide on how to bridge the gaps between our diverse and multicultural communities; making the case that we are far more alike than we are different.

Her first book, “Evolving Through Adversity” is an inspirational memoir in which Seconde shares a leadership roadmap to embracing change for individuals and business leaders, and offers strategies that she condensed in A Leader’s Companion Workbook to Evolving Through Adversity, to grow personally and professionally.

She gives talks and lectures in colleges and universities around the world, and is a sought after motivational speaker and trainer to give presentations and trainings to organizational and business leaders, as well as community groups on the topic of diversity and inclusion.

In 2017, Seconde was honored and received the “Seeds of Hope Award” by RESULTS, a global organization working to end poverty in the United States and around the world; recognizing her for her work in sharing a message of tolerance and peace, and bridging the gaps between our multicultural communities. She’s also been featured by Washington North Coast Magazine and the Everett Herald for the message in her TED Talk, as well as gives interviews to various media outlets.


Book Seconde to speak at your next event and energize your audience with inspirational stories filled with fresh perspectives. Her audience loves her and has described her as the most inspirational speaker they’ve ever heard. She has worked with leading global colleges and universities with custom keynotes and leadership development programs. Millennials adore her down-to-earth attitude and relatable experiences.