Nedra L. Dickson

Global Supplier Diversity and Sustainability Managing Director, Accenture

Nedra Dickson is the Global Supplier Diversity and Sustainability Managing Director for Accenture. 

She is responsible for leading and promoting Accenture’s well-established efforts to maximize procurement opportunities with diverse businesses as suppliers and subcontractors within 17 countries. Nedra has grown Accenture’s Mentoring Program of diverse suppliers globally. The Diverse Supplier Development Program (DSDP) is currently operating in four geographies (the US, Canada, UKI & South Africa) and is adding Brazil and India in 2018.  Nedra is responsible for growing Accenture’s Supplier Diversity spend to over 30% in the US.

She holds several board seats within the Supplier Diversity Community:

  • Board member of Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
  • Board member of Georgia Minority Supplier Diversity Council (GMSDC)
  • Board member of SE US Pan-Asian Pacific Council (USPAAC)
  • Board member for Canadian Aboriginal Supplier Development Council (CAMSC)
  • Board member for Supplier Diversity Leadership Council for The Conference Board (TCB)
  • Board member of US Business Leadership SE Network (USBLN)

Nedra has been recognized for her achievements and leadership in promoting diversity and inclusion and creating opportunities for diverse businesses:

  • Nedra was recognized as one of Atlanta, Georgia Top 25 Women in their Female Success Factor Series 
  • Nedra was honored in WE magazine as one of America’s Top 100 Leaders in Corporate Supplier Diversity
  • Nedra was recognized as Top 25 Women in Power Impacting Diversity
  • Nedra was recognized as WBENC Corporate Mentor of the Year 2017
  • Nedra was recognized as USAPCC- SE region Mentor of the Year 2017
  • Nedra was recognized as Top 30 Champions in Diversity 2017

Her experiences include Technology Support, Delivery Center Implementations, SAP Development, Operations Management, Customer Service and Sourcing and Category Management.
 
Nedra grew up in Arkansas and holds an MBA from University of Southern California, a BS degree from Florida State University and BA degree from California State University @ Northridge.