I believe in an equitable world where companies don’t profit at the expense of people or the planet.
Nikita T. Mitchell is an infinitely curious business strategist, speaker, and writer. She is also the creator of Above the Bottom Line. Ranked as one of the best business newsletters by Fortune Magazine, Above the Bottom Line calls companies out on social and environmental issues consumers care about. GIFs and snarkiness included. Through weekly insights, Nikita helps readers rethink consumerism and hold corporations accountable -- from the bottom up.
Nikita is an expert on responsible business and has written for Quartz and Be the Change and has spoken at the BSR Conference, Grace Hopper, and the UC Berkeley Center for Gender, Equity & Leadership. She is currently a senior manager at Cisco where she is responsible for strategy and planning initiatives for the company’s $20 billion Americas Sales organization.
Cited as Diversity MBA Magazine’s Top 100 Under 50 Executive & Emerging Leaders, Nikita received her M.B.A. from U.C. Berkeley, Haas School of Business where she was a Principal of the Haas Socially Responsible Investment Fund, a $2.5M student-led investment fund. A fierce advocate for women’s rights, Nikita serves on the Board of Directors for Planned Parenthood Northern California.
In her free time, you can find Nikita catching up on her endless reading list, training for a half-marathon or planning her next vacation. Keep up with Nikita at www.nikitatmitchell.com.
I AM A KEYNOTE SPEAKER, COVERING EMPOWERMENT, LEADERSHIP AND CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY.
[Upcoming] The Future of Sustainable Business, Lightening Talk
UC Berkeley Center for Responsible Business
Our Future Leaders: Engaging Millennials and Gen Z, Panelist
BSR Conference: A New Blueprint for Business
Tapping into Your Power Through the Strength of Community, Keynote
Young Jains of America Convention
Discovering Your Truth: Connecting the Dots in Your Life, Keynote
Founding Above the Bottom Line, Keynote
UC Berkeley Center for Gender, Equity & Leadership
Inclusion in the Valley: Why are diversity conversations so hard to have, Panelist
Grace Hopper Conference
Yoncé Taught Me: Everything You Need to Know in Life, Taught Through a Beyoncé Song, Keynote
Out for Undergrad Conference
Discovering Your Truth: How to Connect the Dots in Your Life, Spotlight Speaker
Global MBA CSEA Conference
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