Our Leadership

Nedra Dickson

Foundation Board Member
Managing Director

Nedra Dickson, Managing Director, leads Accenture’s Client Global Supplier Diversity and Sustainability Programs across 20 countries. 

With strong expertise in Procurement transformation and Supplier Relationship Management, she has managed over $2B in contingent labor spend.

Within her current roles, Nedra oversees Accenture’s procurement and client opportunities with diverse-owned businesses globally.   To create an inclusive procurement community, Nedra is credited for expanding Accenture’s award-winning and world-renown dedicated diverse supplier mentoring program - Diverse Supplier Development Program (DSDP).  This program represents a customized curriculum set around helping to grow and develop diverse businesses, to support their successful integration into Accenture’s global supply chain. 

Nedra holds several Board of Director positions 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 for Canadian Aboriginal Supplier Development Council (CAMSC)
  • Board member of Disability: IN
  • Board member of National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)
  • Founding Board Member of GSDA – Global Supplier Diversity Alliance

Nedra was recognized by Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of the Top Diversity and Inclusion Officers of Atlanta, Global Supplier Diversity Champion by NGLCC, Georgia Top 25 Women in their Female Success Factor Series, WE magazine as one of America’s Top 100 Leaders in Corporate Supplier Diversity, Top 25 Women in Power Impacting Diversity, WBENC Corporate Mentor of the Year, USAPCC- SE region Mentor of the Year, Top 30 Champions in Diversity and she was selected in Leadership Atlanta – class of 2022.

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.  Nedra enjoys traveling as she has been to over 65 countries.  She also enjoys reading and playing golf in her spare time.