Nancy Little (Flower Mound, TX) is a heart-opening professional speaker, author & facilitator, who encourages audiences with her sensitivity to universal human needs, while celebrating individual uniqueness and igniting transformative changes. Nancy achieved professional membership in National Speakers Association (NSA) in 2015. She serves on the board of NSA North Texas and holds membership in NSA Kentucky as well. Nancy recently published her first book, [email protected]: Unlocking Human Potential in the Workplace. Dr. Nancy Little enjoyed more than 25 years in higher education and made a significant impact, earning a commendation from the Texas State Senate when she departed from the University of North Texas (UNT) to pursue new opportunities. Nancy also enjoyed success as a grant writer, initially for federally-funded programs over several decades, but was later hired to serve as Special Assistant to the Interim Executive Director of the UNT System Center at Dallas.  While there, she helped raise $4.2 million from corporations and foundations, leading ultimately to the establishment of the University of North Texas at Dallas campus. A Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) since 1983, Nancy has counseled thousands of clients in her part-time private practice. In addition, she teaches courses for the UNT Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and Unity Worldwide Spiritual Institute. Nancy envisions her role as supporting others to achieve their dreams, whether developing a new campus, writing grants, serving as a trained mediator and diversity leader, teaching master’s level counseling courses, offering HR workshops or supporting at-risk students, Nancy excels due to her deep connection with others. Nancy travels between homes in Flower Mound, Texas, and Lexington, Kentucky. She enjoys University of Kentucky college athletics, her role on the Leadership Council for UK Women and Philanthropy, cuddling with her three cats, and exploring with her rescue dog, Lexi.