In the past 12 years Nike Jonah has gained extensive International experience working across a broad spectrum of the arts and creative industries both in London and New York. This includes Design, Advertising, and Fashion. Nike was employed as the Senior Diversity Officer – decibel Project Manager at Arts Council England.
decibel was an Arts Council England programme designed as a strategic intervention to support and raise the profile of diverse artists in England. It delivered an ambitious programme of events and activities that included not only the showcasing of artists and companies, but also sector specific dialogues; debate and discussions with stakeholders and practitioners; bursaries and strategic intervention aimed to effect change across all art forms. Nike delivered four editions of Decibel Performing Arts Showcase to compliment her work as an External Advisor for the British Council’s Edinburgh Showcase 2011 and and International Fellowship Programme with Visiting Arts.
In 2010, the prestigious Cultural Leadership Programme, named Nike as a of 50 female leaders to watch in the ‘Women to Watch’ list which featured women making a huge contribution to the rich cultural life of the UK, and have the potential to rise to the very top. Late 2012, Nike began a new chapter, establishing her own strategic development agency, Connecting Dots, to take full advantage of her unique expertise and extensive network.