Our People: Nehrwr Abdul-Wahid

Nehrwr Abdul-Wahid is an IDI Qualified Administrator and an IDI Qualifying Seminar Instructor. Nehrwr worked as Training Coordinator of the University of Minnesota’s Diversity Institute for over 12 years. Since 2003, Nehrwr has built a network of IDI Qualified Administrators that work on projects that span the globe. Nehrwr is a resident trainer with the Blandin Foundation of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, where he designs and implements leadership programs for rural community leaders. With an undergraduate degree in Math and a chapter degree in the National FFA Organization (Future Farmers of America) and a published author (The PIOOYA Principles), Nehrwr draws from disciplines beyond traditional interculturally-focused areas to help craft the best possible solutions for his clients. Nehrwr was born in Washington, D.C., and raised in the Roseland community on Chicago’s South Side. He has called Minnesota home for over 20 years. Nehrwr is the recipient of the 2014 IDI Intercultural Competence Award.