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 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 from the university of Sherbrooke, Quebec. In 2004, she moved to the United where she received her MBA, and worked for various organizations in finance and accounting before becoming a full-time author 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 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 Nimenya 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.

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 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.