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 is a Certified Diversity Executive (CDE) through the Institute for Diversity Certification (IDC) which has conferred globally-recognized professional credentials to Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) practitioners in all sectors. The IDC CDE program is based on industry standards and best practices, as well as designed to encourage excellence and achievement. 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 Events

  • Women’s Economic Development Council of Huntsville,  Keynote Speaker, Virtual – September 10, 2020
  • Billings Chamber of Commerce, Keynote Speaker, Virtual – September 10, 2020
  • Macy’s Inc., DEI Workshop, Virtual – September 15, 2020
  • Ask the Experts Series with Bard MBA, Panelist, Virtual – September 23, 2020
  • State Road & Tollway Authority, Keynote Speaker, Virtual – September 25, 2020
  • Crew Network, Keynote Speaker, Virtual – October 6, 2020
  • Rocky Creek Dental, DEI Workshop, Greenville, SC – October 28, 2020

Previous Events


University of MD, College of AGNR, DEI Strategy Session Virtual – August 27, 2020


Columbia Missouri Chamber of Commerce, DEI Presentation, Virtual – August 25, 2020


Thought Ensemble DEI Workshop, Virtual – August 25, 2020


ACCE, DEI Workshop, Virtual – August 8, 2020


Thought Ensemble, DEI Workshop, Virtual – August 6, 2020


PAI Pharmaceuticals, DEI Workshop, Virtual – July 29, 2020


Columbia College Retreat, DEI Workshop, Columbia, SC – July 15, 2020


Missouri Chamber, DEI Workshop, Virtual – July 14, 2020


Female Quotient Virtual Series: Promoting Progress: How Managers Can Guide Healthy Discussions About Race, Panelist – July 1, 2020


Institute for Organization Management, Education Session Speaker, Athens, GA – June 28, 2020


Return on Inclusion Virtual Workshop, DEI Presenter – June 25, 2020


ICAP Solutions, DEI Workshop, Facilitator – June 19, 2020


American Camp Association, Virtual Training, Become a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Virtual Camp Champion – May 28, 2020


Interise2020: Closing the Gap, Keynote Speaker, Boston, MA – March 9 – 11, 2020


TogetherSC Summit: Facing Race Together, Presenter, Columbia, SC – March 4 – 6, 2020


Southern Nuclear, Black History Month Series Part 3, Augusta, GA – February 28, 2020


Southern Nuclear, Black History Month Series Part 2, Birmingham, AL – February 21, 2020


American Camp Association, Diversity & Inclusion Workshop, San Diego, CA – February 11 – 12, 2020


Southern Nuclear, Black History Month Series Part 1, Dothan, AL – February 10, 2020


Mississippi Economic Council’s Leadership Mississippi, D&I Workshop; Jackson, S – February 7, 2020


Robinson Gray, D&I Workshop, Columbia, SC – February 4, 2020


Spartanburg Regional Health Systems, D&I Workshop, Spartanburg, SC – February 3, 2020


Legacy Early College, D&I Workshop, Greenville, SC – January 31, 2020


Spartanburg Regional Health, D&I Workshop, Spartanburg, SC – January 27, 2020


Solar Energy Industries Association, Solar + Policy Summit, Keynote Speaker, Washington, DC – December 6, 2019


Inclusion & Equity Workshop, Beta Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi, Columbia, SC – November 17, 2019


Legacy Early College, Leadership Workshop, Greenville, SC – November 15, 2019


Leadership Reimagined Breakfast, Panelist, Greenville, SC – November 15, 2019


SCACED’s 25th Anniversary Conference, Panelist, Charleston, SC – November 13, 2019


Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s 2nd Annual D&I Summit, Keynote Speaker, Sandy Springs, GA – November 6, 2019


SC Women’s Business Summit, Emcee, Greenville, SC – November 5, 2019


Opportunity Greenville, Facilitator, Greenville, SC – October 21, 2019


Electric City Women’s Brunch, Speaker, Anderson, SC – October 10, 2019


Institute for Organization Management, Education Session Speaker, Washington, DC – October 4, 2019


IH Services Strategic Planning Session # 3, Greenville, SC – September 30, 2019


Interise Diversity & Inclusion Workshop, Boston, MA – September 27, 2019


Greenville Chamber: Intercommunity Leadership Visit, Columbus, OH – September 23 – 25, 2019


IH Services Strategic Planning Session # 2, Greenville, SC – September 20, 2019


Interise Live Webinar: “Growing as an Intentional Inclusionist”-  September 17, 2019


Legal Services of Alabama, Diversity & Inclusion Training,  Montgomery, AL – September 14, 2019


Robinson Gray, Focus Groups, Columbia, SC – August 20 – 21, 2019


Southern Nuclear, Diversity & Inclusion Training, Birmingham, AL – August 23, 2019“Wealth Opportunities Through Entrepreneurship”


Workshop at the POP Marketplace for GWBC, Panelist, Atlanta, GA – August 27, 2019


IH Services Strategic Planning Session # 1, Greenville, SC – August 28, 20


Learning Across Regions | Inclusion at Work, Cincinnati, OH – August 13- 14, 2019


DHG, Unconscious Bias Lunch and Learn, Keynote Presenter, Greenville, SC – August 8, 2019


RAPID FIRE: Ten Women CEOs. Ten Mini-Keynotes, Speaker, Greenville, SC – July 25, 2019


Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Annual Convention, Presenter, Long Beach, CA – July 14 – 17, 2019


South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, Diversity & Inclusion Training, Greenville, SC – July 10, 2019


Southern Nuclear, Diversity & Inclusion Training, Birmingham, AL – June 28, 2019


Upstate Forever, Diversity & Inclusion Training, Greenville, SC – June 20, 2019


Girl PowerMent Expo, Speaker, Greenville, SC – May 18, 2019


ACCE CEO’s Metro Cities, Presenter, Greenville, SC – May 15, 2019


Fashionetta 2019: Strength of a Woman, Host, Anderson, SC – May 3, 2019


Ten at the Top, Guest Speaker, Greenville, SC – April 30, 2019


Coca Cola Sponsored Event, “Exemplifying Excellence Through Building Your Economic Legacy” held during the AKA South Atlantic Regional Conference, Panelist, Greenville, SC – April 10 – 14, 2019


BMW Supplier Diversity Event, Keynote Speaker – Inclusion Leadership for Business Success, Greenville, SC – April 4, 2019


Sherman College, Diversity & Inclusion Training – April 1, 2019


Black Wealth Summit, Host – March 29- 30, 2019


Greater Cedar Valley Alliance, Iowa, Keynote Speaker – March 28, 2019


Fiercely Feminine, Panelist, Greenville, SC – March 23, 2019


Tasting on the Town, Speaker – March 21, 2019


Safe Harbor, Diversity & Inclusion Training – March 13, 2019


Interise, Diversity & Inclusion Training – March 7-8, 2019


Opportunity Greenville, Keynote Speaker – February 19, 2019


Cliffs, Diversity and Inclusion Training


Southern Nuclear Inclusion Leadership Workshop


Dixon Hughes Goodman, Diversity and Inclusion Training


USC Student Health Services, Diversity and Inclusion Training


Horry County Government, Diversity and Inclusion Training


Essential Branding Conference


Montgomery Chamber Diversity and Inclusion Summit Presenter


Building Community Through Unity Diversity Workshop


Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber Keynote Speaker


Risk & Insurance Management Conference Keynote Speaker


Leadership Pickens Diversity and Inclusion Workshop Facilitator


Project Management Institute Metrolina – Diversity and Inclusion Keynote


USC Upstate, Diversity and Inclusion Keynote


Milliken Disrupting Unconscious Bias Training


Hoshizaki Leadership Training – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Workshop Facilitator


Southern Company Key Leaders Development – Diversity Leadership Workshop Facilitator


Society for Diversity Webinar: How to Energize your D&I Work with Mindfulness


Day and Zimmermann – Disrupting Unconscious Bias Keynote Speaker


Southern Company Key Leaders Development – Diversity Leadership Workshop Facilitator


Society for Diversity 4.0 Conference, Presenter


Legacy Early College Commencement Speaker


Spartanburg Chamber/OneSpartanburg, – Diversity in the Boardroom


Palmetto State Law Enforcement Officers Association – Greenville Chapter Banquet Keynote


Milliken – Disrupting Unconscious Bias Training Facilitator


Easley Chamber Young Professionals Academy – Diversity & Inclusion Workshop Facilitator


Women’s Rights & Empowerment Network Summit Keynote Speaker – Strategies to Accelerate Women’s Talents


Laurens County Chamber – Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Luncheon – Growing as an Intentional Inclusionist


SC Bar Association, Growing as an Intentional Inclusionist


USC Upstate – Advancing Women’s Leadership


The Crescent Society Gender Parity – Accelerating Women’s Talents


Carolina Ballet Theatre – Black is Beautiful: A Tribute to African American Dancers and Black History Month


Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus – Diversity and Inclusion Leadership


Milliken – Turning Impact Moments Into Impact Movements


Lander University – Diversity and Inclusion Leadership


Junior Leadership Anderson – Diversity and Inclusion Leadership


Southern Nuclear – Growing as an Intentional Inclusionist


Anderson SHRM – Diversity and Inclusion Leadership


Greenville Chamber Leadership Greenville – Leading Diverse Communities


Dixon Hughes Goodman – Unconscious Bias Training


Milliken Implicit Bias Training


TD Bank – Becoming an Intentional Inclusionist


Dixon Hughes Goodman – Diversity and Inclusion Leadership


Greenville Chamber Executive Assistant Forum


Armstrong State University – Inclusive Leadership


DisruptHR Greenville


Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) – Advancing Women’s Leadership


Milliken Diversity and Inclusion Training


Minor League Baseball Promotional Seminar – Diversity and Inclusion Leadership


Fluor, The Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion


I. DeQuincey Newman Institute for Peace and Social Justice, USC College of Social Work


SC Industry Liaison Group (SC ILG) Conference


Fluor Emerging Leaders Conference


Winston Salem State Freshmen Orientation Convocation


Mt. Zion Baptist Church Women’s Day Program


Founder’s Institute Marketing & Branding


USC Upstate, Student Life


Spartanburg School District, 7 Shares Professional Development


Warehouse Services, Inc. Annual Meeting


Talented Tenth: Entrepreneur Track Panelist


Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Convention


Association of Fundraising Professionals


Duke Energy – Women in Nuclear


South Carolina Association of Colleges and Employers


Greenville Professional Women’s Forum


LeadHER Women’s Leadership Summit


Greenville Tech’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society Spring Induction Ceremony


Founder Institute, Female Round Table: How to Get Ahead In Entrepreneurship


Greenville Chamber Leadership Greenville, Community and Culture Day


Greenville Health System Women’s History Month Keynote Speaker


Webster University Women’s History Month Keynote Speaker


Purposeful Leadership Conference – Speaker and Panel Moderator


Standing Against Violence Everyday, Inc. Women’s History Month Keynote Speaker


Missouri State University MIB Heritage Awards Banquet Keynote Speaker


South Carolina’s Nonprofit Summit, SCANPO Workshop Facilitator


GE Power Black History Month Keynote Speaker


Greenville Chamber Greenville Women@Work


Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance Keynote Speaker


Greenville Chamber PULSE Leadership Luncheon Panelist


SC Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives Keynote Speaker & Panel Moderator


The Warehouse Theatre’s Forum – In the Next Room, Where Women Belong Panelist


NC MWBE Coordinators Network Keynote Speaker


GE Diversity Week – Dialogue of Influences, Experiences and Worldviews Keynote Speaker


Clemson University President’s Leadership Institute Speaker


Mobile, AL Chamber Inner-City Leadership Conference Speaker


Couture Power Conference Panelist


USC Upstate Women in Leadership Development Keynote Speaker


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


LeadHER Women’s Leadership Symposium Workshop Facilitator


Self Regional Healthcare Leadership Development Institute Keynote Speaker


Charlotte Chapter of Public Relations Society of America, Communications Symposium Keynote Speaker


Strayer University, Race & Ethics Guest Instructor


Florence Chamber Building Bridges Event Keynote Speaker


Zeta Phi Beta Mother/Daughter Tea Keynote Speaker


South Carolina Public Relations Society of America Keynote Speaker


GE African American Forum Keynote Speaker


Greenville Breakfast Rotary Club Keynote Speaker


The Rotonda 10th Anniversary Gala Speaker


Human Technologies Inc. – Diversity in the Workplace Keynote Speaker


SC Banker’s Association Human Resource Conference – A Clear and Present Opportunity: Authentic and Intentional Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Workshop Facilitator


South Carolina Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America – The Role Diversity Plays in Public Relations Keynote Speaker


Community Shark Tank Business Competition – Judge


Professionals United for Leadership and Social Enrichment (PULSE) – Leading Diverse Communities Workshop Facilitator


African American Women Employee Resource Group at Greenville Health System Keynote Speaker


Business Black Box LEADER Series, Diversity From Top Down Panelists


Opportunity Greenville – Leading Diverse Communities Keynote Speaker


Minority Economic Development Week Keynote Speaker, Greenville, NC


Executive Women in Business, Greenville Commerce Club Keynote Speaker


ACI Specialty Benefits – Respectful Workplace Workshop Facilitator 12 Sessions


Clemson University Youth Learning Institute – Intentional & Authentic Diversity Leadership Keynote Speaker


Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, National Convention, Montreal, Canada – Purposeful Inclusion Workshop Facilitator


3M – Intentional & Authentic Diversity Leadership Keynote Speaker


Northwestern Mutual – Intentional & Authentic Diversity Leadership Keynote Speaker


Day & Zimmermann – Intentional & Authentic Diversity Leadership


Lockheed Martin’s Women’s Enrichment Network – Advancing Women’s Leadership Keynote Speaker


University of SC Women’s Empowerment Gala – Advancing Women’s Leadership Keynote Speaker


LeadHER – Advancing Women’s Leadership Keynote Speaker


SC Chamber of Commerce Human Resources Conference – Diversity and Inclusion Imperative Workshop Facilitator


Greenville Rotaract – Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Keynote Speaker


Junior League of the Upstate – Navigating Your Career Toward Leadership Keynote Speaker


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