Audubon Nature Institute Board Member
Qi Wiggins has over 15 years of private business experience, nine years in the oil & gas industry to include specific experience in media relations and advertising content; crises management; internal and external stakeholder engagement; social investing; volunteerism; strategic business planning; program development; and process improvement using Six Sigma tools/certification.
Most recently she was the External Relations Advisor for the Shell Oil Company’s United States Social Investment team. In that role she strategically enhanced Shell’s value proposition through the inclusion of social investment in business planning by leverage the Shell brand and reputation, making a positive impact in the local society and ensuring social investment communication integration.
Prior to joining Shell, Wiggins was the Public Affairs Representative with Chevron Corporation’s Gulf of Mexico Business Unit in Covington, Louisiana where she was named a 2008 Face of the Future by Fortune Magazine.
She also managed internal and external media relations for Coca-Cola Enterprises Gulf States and Southern States Business Units.
Qi graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications from Dillard University and a Masters in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Rhetoric from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, the Public Relations Society of America, Junior League of New Orleans, and 2007 graduate of Leadership Jefferson. She is currently a Director on the Board for Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans and Secretary for the Board of Directors for the Institute of Mental Hygiene. She has served as a Director for the Urban League of Greater New Orleans, Venice Port Coalition, Jefferson Parish Dollars for Scholars, The Beautiful Foundation, and the Young Leadership Council.
Wiggins is a greater New Orleans native. She is married to Mr. Leonard D. Wiggins, III the Business Planning Analyst with the Chevron Corporation; together they have a six year old daughter, Chloe. The couple met while volunteering with the Young Leadership Council.