ABOUT SECONDE NIMENYA
International Award-Winning Author Seconde Nimenya is Passionate About Encouraging People With an Inspiring Message, Full of Fresh Insights and Perspectives.
In her work, Seconde Nimenya bridges the gaps between race, culture, leadership and education. In her recent college and university lectures, she shared on leadership education in a world of differences, using the principles of Brave Space.
Before coming to the United States, Nimenya lived in Canada for more than 10 years, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in business administration, with a major in finance. In 2004, Nimenya moved to the United States of America where she received her MBA; and worked for various organizations in finance and accounting, before becoming a full-time writer and speaker.
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 on evolving through adversity and improving yourself to fulfill to your full 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 other Identity Constructs, 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 published book, “Evolving Through Adversity” is an inspirational memoir in which Nimenya shares a leadership roadmap to embracing change for individuals and business leaders; offering strategies that she condensed in ” A Leader’s Companion Workbook to Evolving Through Adversity,” to grow personally and professionally.
Her second book, “A Hand To Hold“ is an inspirational fiction novel of love, healing and redemption, in which Seconde Nimenya parallels fiction with real life events. In that regard, she writes about stories and characters we can all relate to, and learn from.
Nimenya 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, Nimenya was honored with 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 been featured by various media outlets such as TV and Radio shows, Magazines and Newspapers.