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Evolving Through Adversity
How To Overcome Obstacles, Discover Your passion, and Honor Your True Self
by Seconde Nimenya

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In this honest and soul-searching book, Seconde Nimenya recounts her life growing up in Burundi, in East-Central Africa, and her journey to Canada and the United States, including obtaining an education, being a wife and mother, making mistakes, learning hard lessons, and becoming a voice for others. How can we evolve through adversity and change our lives? It is one of the great questions of life. In this book, Evolving Through Adversity: How to Overcome Obstacles, Discover Your Passion, and Honor Your True Self, author Seconde Nimenya answers the above question and demonstrates that the best way to get through adversity is to go through it. Through her own life story, Seconde explains how to apply this theory by what she calls "the RRU Model" (Reflect, Rectify, Unite). This is a story of a woman's survival through much adversity, and who finds incredible potential within herself. The book is filled with lessons of perseverance and hope; overcoming, and finding peace from within.
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About the author


Seconde Nimenya is an international award-winning author of Evolving Through Adversity, a story in which she recounts her life journey and shares the life lessons she has learned along the way to inspire and empower others. Her second book, A Hand To Hold is an inspirational novel of love, healing and redemption. And her third book, A Leader’s Companion Workbook To Evolving Through Adversity is filled with insights for overcoming adversities in life. Seconde travels the world sharing a message of tolerance and peace to bridge the gaps between our diverse and multicultural communities. Her message is shared through various talks and lectures in colleges and universities, in corporations’ diversity trainings, as well as community groups and the media. Seconde is a firm believer that despite our social identities such as race, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation, we are far more alike than different. She advocates for diversity and inclusion in the workplace and the education system, as well as raise key global issues such the violence against women, child marriage and education for girls in the developing world.

Her TED Talk on Race and other identity constructs, titled, “We Are Not All That Different” has been hailed as the most inspirational TED Talk for our times. Seconde is particularly passionate about raising diversity and inclusion consciousness, by creating partnerships and unique programs to coach in diversity and inclusion and personal and professional leadership development. As a frequent keynote speaker, she inspires and ignites resilience in people by sharing best practices for overcoming life’s adversities.

For more information, visit: www.SecondeNimenya.com 

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Genre:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Subgenre:Personal Memoirs

Language:English

Pages:230

eBook ISBN:9781483503769


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Description


In this honest and soul-searching book, Seconde Nimenya recounts her life growing up in Burundi, in East-Central Africa, and her journey to Canada and the United States, including obtaining an education, being a wife and mother, making mistakes, learning hard lessons, and becoming a voice for others. How can we evolve through adversity and change our lives? It is one of the great questions of life. In this book, Evolving Through Adversity: How to Overcome Obstacles, Discover Your Passion, and Honor Your True Self, author Seconde Nimenya answers the above question and demonstrates that the best way to get through adversity is to go through it. Through her own life story, Seconde explains how to apply this theory by what she calls "the RRU Model" (Reflect, Rectify, Unite). This is a story of a woman's survival through much adversity, and who finds incredible potential within herself. The book is filled with lessons of perseverance and hope; overcoming, and finding peace from within.

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About the author


Seconde Nimenya is an international award-winning author of Evolving Through Adversity, a story in which she recounts her life journey and shares the life lessons she has learned along the way to inspire and empower others. Her second book, A Hand To Hold is an inspirational novel of love, healing and redemption. And her third book, A Leader’s Companion Workbook To Evolving Through Adversity is filled with insights for overcoming adversities in life. Seconde travels the world sharing a message of tolerance and peace to bridge the gaps between our diverse and multicultural communities. Her message is shared through various talks and lectures in colleges and universities, in corporations’ diversity trainings, as well as community groups and the media. Seconde is a firm believer that despite our social identities such as race, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation, we are far more alike than different. She advocates for diversity and inclusion in the workplace and the education system, as well as raise key global issues such the violence against women, child marriage and education for girls in the developing world.

Her TED Talk on Race and other identity constructs, titled, “We Are Not All That Different” has been hailed as the most inspirational TED Talk for our times. Seconde is particularly passionate about raising diversity and inclusion consciousness, by creating partnerships and unique programs to coach in diversity and inclusion and personal and professional leadership development. As a frequent keynote speaker, she inspires and ignites resilience in people by sharing best practices for overcoming life’s adversities.

For more information, visit: www.SecondeNimenya.com 

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