Nika White

Entrepreneur Leadership Network® Contributor
President & CEO

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Dr. Nika White is a national authority and fearless advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion. As an award-winning management and leadership consultant, keynote speaker, published author and executive practitioner for DEI efforts across business, government, non-profit and education.

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Diversity

Why Companies Grappling With 'Diversity Fatigue' Need to Change Their Approach to Juneteenth

There's an unfortunate trend sweeping the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) space these days: fatigue. DEI fatigue is the feeling of exhaustion, frustration and skepticism around working toward a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization. Champions of DEI like thought leaders, consultants, diversity officers, and others are committed, but there are a substantial number of companies that are fatigued and questioning their commitment.

Diversity

Representation In AI Development Matters — Follow These 5 Principles to Make AI More Inclusive For All

Four out of five leaders and other execs want to learn more about how to use AI in their professional roles, but how can you craft it to also make diversity and inclusion a collective North Star?

Leadership

5 Trailblazing Black Women Entrepreneurs Share How They're Breaking Barriers — And How You Can Too

52,374. That's how many Black women-owned businesses there were in the U.S. in 2020. Although this number might seem insignificant, their impact can be felt. According to J.P. Morgan, Black women are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs, and there's no end in sight.

Diversity

The Burden of Breaking Barriers is Pushing Black Leaders to Breaking Point. This DEI Expert Reveals Where We Are Going Wrong.

No matter where we look, Black Americans are breaking barriers as the "firsts" in many major industries, but it's a heavy burden to bear.

Growing a Business

Are Your Christian Holidays Excluding Your Staff? DEI Expert Reveals How We Can Equitably Handle Time Off For The Company.

Before you hit "deny" on that PTO request, make sure you aren't saying no to someone's religious holiday needs. There are three religious and cultural holidays in December that may have slipped your mind.

Growing a Business

Radical Self-Care Isn't Nice — It's Necessary. Redefine Boundaries Between Your Life and Career to Perform Your Best.

89% of Americans have experienced symptoms of burnout. That has to change. You can't show up as your best — at work or with others — if you don't take care of yourself first. Take a step back from burnout and embrace radical self-care. Here's how.

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