International Award-Winning Author and Speaker Seconde Nimenya is Passionate About Encouraging People With an Inspiring Message Full of Fresh Insights and Perspectives. 

Through her lived experiences, Seconde Nimenya has uncovered her life’s purpose and discovered the power that lies within. That self-realization has helped her accept who she is, and accept others for who they are. Seconde’s mission is to share her journey with you through her writing, speaking and hosting, and to empower you on your life journey with fresh perspectives.

Seconde has a passion in sharing stories that inspire, educate, and leave you wanting more out of life. She is sought out as a subject matter expert on how to evolve through the adversities in life and be the best version of yourself. Attend, watch or listen to her transformational presentations and you may never be the same, in the best way possible! Seconde offers a range of training and coaching programs in diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as personal and professional development. She can also customize the right program that fits the unique needs of your audience.

In her work, Seconde bridges the gaps between race, culture, leadership and education. She gives presentations on diversity and leadership in the workplace and educational systems, using the principles of Brave Space.

Before coming to the United States of America, Nimenya lived in Canada for more than 10 years, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in finance, and in the U.S.A, she received an MBA. Expert on Diversity Leadership and Evolving Through Adversity, Seconde Nimenya is a recognized inspirational speaker and diversity leadership trainer and advocate. Her message on evolving through adversity and improving yourself to fulfill 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 first book, “Evolving Through Adversityis an inspirational memoir in which Seconde shares a leadership roadmap to embracing change for individuals and  leaders; offering strategies that she condensed in her second book, A Leader’s Companion Workbook to Evolving Through Adversity, to grow personally and professionally.

Her third book, “A Hand To Holdis an inspirational 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. Her fourth book is “A Long Way to School,” an inspirational memoir for teens and young adults, to empower them with insights for how to overcome the challenges in life, being their best and never giving up.

Nimenya’s latest and fifth book is UNLOCKING DIVERSITY , a timely and thought-provoking book that challenges assumptions and the status quo on the topics of race, equity and inclusion in the workplace and our communities.

Seconde Nimenya gives keynotes, workshops and lectures in various organizations including world-class colleges and universities around the world, and is a sought after motivational speaker and trainer to give presentations and trainings to organizational leaders, educators, students, as well as community leaders on topic related to diversity, equity and inclusion.


Awards and Recognitions 

In 2017, Seconde Nimenya was honored with the “Seeds Of Hope Award” by RESULTS for her work in sharing a message of tolerance and bridging the gaps between diverse and multicultural communities.

In 2019, Seconde received the “Bold and Resilient Woman in Business Award” honoring her for her work and contributions in inspiring leadership resilience and bridging gaps between diverse and multicultural communities.

Seconde Nimenya has been featured in various media outlets such as TV, Radio, Magazines, and Newspapers in the United States and around the world.

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