Valerie Nishi

Valerie Nishi, PhD, MBA, MA, BSc, is Principal of Tidewater Leadership and Associate with Refinery Leadership Partners. She is a strategist, researcher, designer, educator, and coach with 25 years of business and leadership experience. Her practice focuses on leading in complex systems, creative intelligence, leadership power and presence, and building cultures of candor.  Dr. Nishi co-founded the Women’s Leadership Foundation that engaged over 3000 leaders and currently serves on the board of Dream Rider Productions, empowering youth to be environmental leaders.