International Award-Winning Author and Speaker 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. She gives presentations on diversity, equity and inclusion leadership in the workplace and educational systems to inspire and empower participants on how to unlock diversity in a world of difference.

Before coming to the United States of America, Seconde 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, spark 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 parallels fiction with real-life events. In that regard, she writes about stories and characters we can 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 on how to overcome the challenges in life, be their best and never give up.

Seconde 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 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 training to organizational leaders, educators, students, as well as community leaders on topics related to diversity, equity and inclusion leadership.


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 to inspiring leadership resilience and bridging gaps between diverse and multicultural communities. She has been featured in various media outlets reaching audiences in the United States and around the world. 

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