Niduk has been consulting, working and advocating with government bodies, universities, international NGOs, across the Americas, Europe and East Africa since 2001. Experienced in engaging and negotiating with both the public and private sector, coordinating with institutional donors, diversifying public communication approaches, developing data protocols and M&E systems she is a seasoned international development professional. She is passionate about challenging & changing depictions of poverty, gender, race, disability, & class by organization.
Niduk holds a Bachelor of Arts specializing in Industrial Relations from McMaster University. She conducted a review of minimum wage policy in Ontario for the Ministry of Labour. She continued further academic work in worker’ s rights, economics and law, at the London School of Economics and Political Science earning a Masters in (Economics) International Management and a Masters in Research Methodology and Statistics at Middlesex University while pursuing her doctoral research. Most recently she completed a case study on Coal Mining in Mozambique and the Leading of Nonviolent Social Movements at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She has published and presented at numerous conferences.
Earning the Max Rotman Humanitarian Award in 1996, Niduk continues to be a recognised community influencer. In 2010 she formally established Serendip with the vision that the world needs more effective organizations with a positive social impact.