Executive Director

Dr. Nichole Thompson

For more than 20 years, Dr. Thompson has served in key roles within her community and abroad providing her with a diverse background and portfolio. Dr. Thompson earned her Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership and has also served in several senior administrative roles, including the role of Chief Diversity Officer. She’s co-authored multiple publications and has received numerous awards heralding her ability to thrust organizations to their next envisioned state. Serving her community has always been a priority, much of this service is realized through Board leadership and service. In 2020 Dr. Thompson partnered with the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce in launching It’s COVID relief support for local businesses resulting in hundreds of businesses receiving one on one support by industry professionals.

She is a serial entrepreneur with a proven track record for launching successful startups both domestically and international. She is the founder of She Wins Global, a nonprofit organization that works to advance women and girls in marginalized and vulnerable communities across the globe. Additionally, Dr. Thompson is the founder and co-owner of AdaChic Designs, a socially conscious handbag company that supports entrepreneurs in across Africa.

In her role as a consultant, Dr.Thompson provides strategy and innovation to organizations seeking to boldy advance their operations. She’s been described as “an insightful global thought leader equipped to leverage opportunities and take necessary risk.