Seconde Nimenya was born in Burundi, East-Central Africa and studied History at the University of Burundi. Shortly after graduation, she immigrated to Canada where she went back to school and studied business administration. After 12 years in Canada, Seconde moved to the United States as she pursued her MBA. She is now an author, full-time public speaker and a leadership coach.
In her award- winning book called Evolving Through Adversity, Seconde takes you on an intimate journey through her formative years and shares openly the life lessons she learned along the way. She shares her own life struggles, including surviving civil wars in her native country, fighting to get an education, dealing with family dynamics, and much more reflections; as an example of how you can evolve through adversity in your life. You’ll be inspired to reflect on your own obstacles to see how everything you’ve experienced has led you to where you are right now, and was necessary for your personal growth to reach your true purpose in life.
Today, Seconde Nimenya is a leading advocate for women and youth. Her compassion, expertise and life experiences have made her a key voice in global development; working on issues such as ending violence against women; and raising awareness about global issues for women and girls in the developing world.
Seconde's mission is to help people overcome their adversities, transform their personal stories into teachable moments, and empower them to make a global impact.
She is the Founder of the Global Impact Makers Initiative (GIMI)™, a global community initiative with a mission to engage members in global development, and interact with global minds with similar global interests.
For more information about this initiative, please visit: www.Globalimpactmakers.com