Nkechi is a corporate executive, author, professional bodybuilder and inspirational speaker. She has devoted her life to empowering and inspiring people, and helping them live a more fulfilling and purpose-driven life.
Something that really stands out about Nkechi is her incredible energy and joyful spirit – she even calls this her “superpower.” You truly feel this amazing gift she has the moment she starts to speak.
Nkechi recently gave a powerful and emotional speech at Speaker Slam that went viral on social media. Her speech, which was titled “You Matter”, talked about identity. She shared the life experiences, including some painful ones, that shaped her.
Nkechi is a high-powered corporate executive by day, but she also has a passion for health and fitness, and is a competitive bodybuilder. Nkechi competed in her first bodybuilding competition in 2005…and won! She recently went back to competing after a four-year hiatus. Nkechi shared some of the challenges of her bodybuilding journey, why she made the decision to stop competing, and the shift that reignited her passion and brought her back to the competition stage.
In a truly heartfelt moment, Nkechi shared how her best friend’s courage to tell her some hard truths led her to a life-changing book that started the journey to a changed mindset and renewed passion for life.
“It’s never about how you look in that one moment, it’s about how your life is like all the time.” – Nkechi Nwafor-Robinson
Nkechi, along with R&B superstar Jully Black, founded Empowered in My Skin to help other women around the world live purposefully in the comfort of their own skin. The organization works to help women find their power by helping them tap into their unique intuitive talents and creative potential. The goal is to help them to become true leaders in every aspect of their lives.
“We are supposed to return to a place of love, and then start again from there making sure that love is our guidepost and our guiding principle.” – Nkechi Nwafor-Robinson
Nkechi also talks about how she’s been able to bring her message about living fully and authentically into the corporate world. She also talks about how a recent opportunity to meet Michelle Obama helped her realize that she was meant for global impact.