Episode 644 with guest Nikki Eberhardt
Dr. Nikki Eberhardt’s life goal is to power people with audacious solutions, armed to tackle the globe’s most intractable challenges. She seeks to disrupt at the intersection of edtech, executive leadership and scalable social and ecological impact.
She is Professor of Business at Minerva University—teaching startup finance, marketing and global social entrepreneurship—reinventing university experience and building 21st century global leaders and innovators.
Nikki manages high potential programs and facilitates for executives on Delta Air Lines’ Global Talent Team–her team crafts leadership development for 80,000 employees. She also is launching a Master Class series and a new podcast to foster servant leadership.
She holds executive positions with startups to accelerate impact: EVP Impact eThree—pioneering a digital platform with influencers, brands and charities so GenZ can effect change; EVP Partnerships for UCO—seeking to disrupt a $600B remittance industry with migrant financial inclusion.
Nikki works with Global Citizen, a movement harnessing voices of influencers, world leaders and corporates with 10M Global Citizens to end poverty. The movement has raised over $48B in commitments and has driven 24M+ digital actions set to affect 2.5B lives.
Nikki has a PhD Global Sociology, Masters International Development and an Oxford MBA.
-Presenter TEDx Oxford
-Master of ceremonies for NASA Space Center Cross Industry Innovation Summit, Vienna Pioneers Technology Summit, and Grenada Ecosystems 2030
-Recipient as one of eleven 2021 Distinguished Alumni at Brigham Young University
-Keynote speaker and moderator for Diplomatic Courier Global Talent Summit 2020 “Competing for Talent in a Global Virtual Work Environment”, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford’s “Leadership in Extraordinary Times Series,” Professional Business Women of California Conference, Oxford Said Business School Executive MBA Capstones, Davos World Economic Forum event, and Skoll World Forum on “Blockchain, AI, Impact Investing”
-Event producer and senior talent manager for Global Citizen, Sundance Film Festival, Nelson Mandela Foundation peace film promotion, and Vatican Laudato Si Social Entrepreneurship Summit, inspired by with social investors, entrepreneurs and influencers
-Curator and editor for the “Responsible Business” Progress Daily and Delta Air Lines communications lead
-Co-founder and president of United Nations Women Chapter
-Partner of United Way Refugee Coalition