About Nicky

Nicky Verd is an Author, Tech enthusiast and entrepreneur. She is a Speaker on personal disruption, tech trends, automation, robotics, AI and innovation. Nicky Verd has a strong passion for African youths. The creative potential and economic landscape of the Continent is a matter of great interest to her. She is an absolute human being, a global citizen, a contributing blogger for the Huffington Post and a brand ambassador for Southern Africa Startup Awards. 


Nicky Verd hails from Cameroon and has been living in South Africa for over a decade. She is passionate about igniting human potential and impacting youths in South Africa and across the continent to rise as pioneers of the future. She inspires people not to fight technology but to embrace it and become part of the revolution. Her articles, blog posts and speeches have been called transformational and disruptive because they produce results that remain long after she has left the podium. 


Nicky Verd is a show-stopping source of inspiration and a voice for those who yearn to recreate themselves. Her new book titled “DISRUPT YOURSELF OR BE DISRUPTED – Escape Conformity, Reinvent Your Thinking and Thrive in an Era of Emerging Technologies and Economic Anxiety” is now out. You Can Order Your Copy Now! Click HERE

Her Story

After being retrenched from a job she held unto for dear life, and crying herself to sleep for months, Nicky Verd started to get that uncomfortable feeling in the pit of her stomach, the kind of nagging feeling that yelled “You are better than this – there is more in you!” On her quest to find answers, she came across a video on YouTube, and from then on her life was never the same. Nicky Verd is no stranger to struggles, she has experienced deep pain, loneliness, betrayal, rejection, abuse, heartbreak and shame. She dug deep into her shadow to overcome her struggles and a crippling low self-esteem and now dedicated to inspiring others to do the same. She is not confused by her mandate and her calling is clear as crystal – To ignite human potential, inspire and empower people to become more self-reliant and take ownership of their lives in a world that’s changing faster and more furiously than ever…

As a writer and speaker on personal disruption, tech trends, robotics and automation in South Africa, Nicky Verd inspires young people to become their own heroes, to become disruptive and resourceful by embracing technology, creativity, talents, passion, purpose and ultimately discovering their unique soul-print to break free from social conditioning that creates mediocrity, self-loathing and self-rejection. Nicky Verd empowers people to take ownership of their lives well-beyond the podium and public appearances, meshing her blog and social media platforms, she continually add value to her audience. Many engage with her content regularly on Facebook. She is one of the interesting and inspiring people you can follow on social media. Click  Here  to follow her on Facebook.   

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