Dr. Nini Bautista de Garcia BIO

Nini Bautista“Dr. Nini” is a well-known and respected community leader in Charlotte. She currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the Carolinas Asian American Chamber of Commerce. She also holds leadership roles with the Charlotte International Cabinet, the Levine Museum of the New South & the Filipino-American Community of the Carolinas, to name a few. She envisions Charlotte as a city that understands the value immigrants can bring to a community as professionals, workers & citizens and embraces the strength that comes from cultural diversity. Dr. Nini speaks five languages, including Tagalog, the national language of the Philippines, and Chabacano, another Filipino Spanish dialect. She is also a published author and award-winning scientist. Dr. Nini holds a Ph.D. in Nuclear Chemistry, a Master’s Degree in Chemistry, an MBA, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering. Her previous professional experience includes working as a Nuclear Safeguard Inspector, UN International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria until 1998 when she moved to Charlotte.