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Nnenna Akotaobi, Associate

Program Review, Meeting Facilitation, Justice/Diversity/Equity/Inclusion Strategy

  • Principal and founder of 122 Consulting Group LLC, and Executive Director of the Black Women in Sport Foundation.

  • Senior Associate Director of Athletics/SWA/Title IX Deputy Coordinator at Swarthmore College. Supervised internal operations, student-athlete well-being, diversity/equity/inclusion, and professional development. Leadership and extensive professional development, public health and inclusion facilitation roles across campus. 

  • Coordinator for diversity and inclusion in athletics and assistant coordinator for athletic facilities and event management at Grinnell College. Promoted diversity within the department, responsible for the retention and recruitment of student-athletes from underrepresented backgrounds.  

  • Director of Championships and Assistant to the Commissioner at the Midwest Conference. Championship operations and diversity projects.

  • Extensive NCAA Committee service including DIII Management Council (2014-2018), NCAA Minority Opportunity & Interests Committee (MOIC, and  NCAA Board of Governors Ad Hoc Committee to Promote Cultural Diversity and Equity.

  • Certified facilitator and trainer of Everything DiSC ® and the Intercultural Development Inventory ® (IDI ®).

  • EdM, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • BA, University of Denver, basketball student-athlete.

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