Professional Presentations & Events

Dr. Nika White designs and facilitates high-impact experiences for senior organizational leaders on topics related to diversity, business and leadership. She serves as certified diversity trainer with the National Coalition Building Institute, a national organization whose mission is to build stronger communities by joining and strengthening leaders to advocate diversity by promoting collaborative problem solving within and among communities. Dr. White presents at a variety of conferences and educational programs on diversity initiative design, workforce diversity, cultural competence, diversity leadership and supplier diversity. Below is a listing of previous professional presentations and events from most recent years.

Upcoming Engagements

  • LeadHER Women’s Leadership Summit – April 29, 2017
  • Association of Fundraisers – June 15, 2017
  • Duke Energy – Women in Nuclear – June 15, 2017
  • I. DeQuincey Newman Institute for Peace and Social Justice, USC College of Social Work- September 7, 2017
  • Armstrong College – United We Stand – September 29 – 30, 2017

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Previous Events From Most Recent Years

  • South Carolina Women’s Lawyers Association Conference – Board Diversity Keynote Speaker (2013)
  • Fluor Growing Representation & Opportunities for Women (GROW) – Growing Women’s Leadership Keynote Speaker (2013)
  • Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance – Diversity and Inclusion, Driver of Economic Development (2013)
  • Greenville Society for Human Resource Management (GSHRM) – Diversity and Inclusion Best Practices: Creating Your Diversity Initiative Keynote Speaker and Panel Moderator (2013)
  • Virginia College, Greenville, SC Campus Commencement Speech Keynote (2013)
  • Furman University Emerging Public Leaders – Principles of Leadership Keynote Speaker (2013)
  • Junior League of Greenville – Advancing Women’s Leadership Keynote Speaker (2013)
  • Opportunity Greenville – Why Diversity and Inclusion Matter Keynote Speaker (2013)
  • Business Professional Women – Advancing Women’s Leadership Keynote Speaker (2013)
  • Women in Architect SC Upstate – Leveraging Diversity for Business Success Keynote Speaker (2013)
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Emerging Young Leaders – Principles of Leadership Keynote Speaker (2013)
  • New Life Dreamers Workshop – Enduring the Dream Life Cycle: Principles of Success Co-facilitator  (2014)
  • Senior Action – Embracing Diversity and Inclusion Keynote Speaker (2014)
  • Clemson University Women’s Leadership Conference – Advancing Women’s Leadership Workshop Facilitator (2014)
  • Furman University Women Connections – Advancing Women’s Leadership Keynote Speaker (2014)
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Spartanburg Chapter – Women in Leadership Keynote Speaker (2014)
  • NAACP Cherokee County Freedom Fund Banquet – We Shall Not Be Moved Keynote Speaker (2014)
  • Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Convention – Growing Diverse Businesses Panelist (2014)
  • Pendleton Place for Children and Family Staff Training – Diversity Imperative Keynote Speaker (2014)
  • Spartanburg Human Resources Association – Diversity Imperative Keynote Speaker  (2014)
  • Diaper Bank of the Carolinas – It Takes a Village Keynote Speaker (2014)
  • TD Bank Minorities in Leadership Roadshow – Advancing Minority Leadership Keynote Speaker (2014)
  • Junior League of the Upstate – Navigating Your Career Toward Leadership Keynote Speaker (2015)
  • Greenville Rotaract – Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Keynote Speaker (2015)
  • SC Chamber of Commerce Human Resources Conference – Diversity and Inclusion Imperative Workshop Facilitator (2015)
  • LeadHER – Advancing Women’s Leadership Keynote Speaker (2015)
  • University of SC Women’s Empowerment Gala – Advancing Women’s Leadership Keynote Speaker (2015)
  • Lockheed Martin’s Women’s Enrichment Network – Advancing Women’s Leadership Keynote Speaker (2015)
  • Day & Zimmermann – Intentional & Authentic Diversity Leadership (2015)
  • Northwestern Mutual – Intentional & Authentic Diversity Leadership Keynote Speaker  (2015)
  • 3M – Intentional & Authentic Diversity Leadership Keynote Speaker (2015)
  • Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, National Convention, Montreal, Canada – Purposeful Inclusion Workshop Facilitator (2015)
  • Clemson University Youth Learning Institute – Intentional & Authentic Diversity Leadership Keynote Speaker (2015)
  • ACI Specialty Benefits – Respectful Workplace Workshop Facilitator 12 Sessions (2015)
  • Executive Women in Business, Greenville Commerce Club Keynote Speaker (2015)
  • Minority Economic Development Week Keynote Speaker, Greenville, NC ( 2015)
  • Opportunity Greenville – Leading Diverse Communities Keynote Speaker (2015)
  • Business Black Box LEADER Series, Diversity From Top Down Panelists (2015)
  • African American Women Employee Resource Group at Greenville Health System Keynote Speaker (2015)
  • Professionals United for Leadership and Social Enrichment (PULSE) – Leading Diverse Communities Workshop Facilitator (2015)
  • Community Shark Tank Business Competition – Judge (2015)
  • South Carolina Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America – The Role Diversity Plays in Public Relations Keynote Speaker (2015)
  • SC Banker’s Association Human Resource Conference – A Clear and Present Opportunity: Authentic and Intentional Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Workshop Facilitator (2015)
  • Human Technologies Inc. – Diversity in the Workplace Keynote Speaker (2015)
  • The Rotonda 10th Anniversary Gala Speaker (2016)
  • Greenville Breakfast Rotary Club Keynote Speaker (2016)
  • GE African American Forum Keynote Speaker (2016)
  • South Carolina Public Relations Society of America Keynote Speaker (2016)
  • Zeta Phi Beta Mother/Daughter Tea Keynote Speaker (2016)
  • Florence Chamber Building Bridges Event  Keynote Speaker (2016)
  • Strayer University, Race & Ethics Guest Instructor (2016)
  • Charlotte Chapter of Public Relations Society of America, Communications Symposium Keynote Speaker (2016)
  • Self Regional Healthcare Leadership Development Institute Keynote Speaker (2016)
  • LeadHER Women’s Leadership Symposium Workshop Facilitator (2016)
  • ALSAC Annual Retreat. ALSAC is the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – The importance and impact of diversity and inclusion – Keynote Speaker  (2016)
  • USC Upstate Women in Leadership Development  Keynote Speaker (2016)
  • Couture Power Conference Panelist (2016)
  • Mobile, AL Chamber Inner-City Leadership Conference Speaker  (2016)
  • Clemson University President’s Leadership Institute Speaker (2016)
  • GE Diversity Week – Dialogue of Influences, Experiences and Worldviews Keynote Speaker (2016)
  • NC MWBE Coordinators Network Keynote Speaker (2016)
  • The Warehouse Theatre’s Forum – In the Next Room, Where Women Belong Panelist (2016)
  • SC Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives Keynote Speaker & Panel Moderator (2016)
  • Greenville Chamber PULSE Leadership Luncheon  Panelist (2017)
  • Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance  Keynote Speaker (2017)
  • Greenville Chamber Greenville Women@Work (2017)
  • GE Power Black History Month Keynote Speaker (2017)
  • South Carolina’s Nonprofit Summit, SCANPO Workshop Facilitator (2017)
  • Missouri State University MIB Heritage Awards Banquet  Keynote Speaker  (2017)
  • Standing Against Violence Everyday, Inc. Women’s History Month Keynote Speaker (2017)
  • Purposeful Leadership Conference – Speaker and Panel Moderator (2017)
  • Webster University Women’s History Month Keynote Speaker (2017)
  • Greenville Health System Women’s History Month Keynote Speaker (2017)
  • Greenville Chamber Leadership Greenville, Community and Culture Day (2017)
  • Founder Institute, Female Round Table: How to Get Ahead In Entrepreneurship (2017)
  • Greenville Tech’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society Spring Induction Ceremony  (2017)