Nika Stelman is the Alumna-in-Residence at the Institute for Gender and the Economy at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.
Nika is the founder of Nika Stelman Consulting, an innovation consultancy that helps organizations reshape how they deliver value in an ever-changing world. Grounded in visual design and business, NSC leverages methods from both fields to create game-changing solutions that are desirable, feasible, and viable. Clients include Deloitte, Loblaws, Telus, as well as various start-ups, not for profits, and educational institutions. Prior to founding NSC, Nika worked as a consultant at KK&P, the leading problem-solver for food-related enterprises, programs, and policies in the United States.
Born and raised in Winnipeg, educated and trained in Toronto and New York, Nika holds a MBA from Rotman School of Management specializing in Business Design and a BBA in Strategic Design & Management from Parsons School of Design. While at Rotman, Nika was the President of the Women in Management Association, and an Executive on the Business Design Club. Currently, Nika also volunteers as a Peer Group Advisor for the Forté Foundation’s MBALaunch Program – an international not-for-profit that supports women who are interested in pursuing a MBA.