Nicky Verd is an Author, KickAss Blogger, Tech enthusiast, Prolific Writer and Speaker on personal disruption, tech trends, automation, robotics and innovation with a strong passion for stimulating entrepreneurship in Africa. Nicky Verd is an absolute human being, a social entrepreneur, a contributing blogger for the Huffington Post and a brand ambassador for Southern Africa Startup Awards.
Nicky Verd is passionate about igniting human potential and impacting youths across South Africa and the African continent to rise as pioneers of the future. She inspires youths 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 is gone.
The South African based Cameroonian author 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” will be launched in Johannesburg (date to be announce). You can PRE-ODER your copy HERE
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 automation, robotics, personal disruption, tech trends and entrepreneurship in South Africa, Nicky Verd turns inspires people to become their own heroes – 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 Facebook . Click Here to connect with her.