Hi, I am Dr. Aikyna Finch

Dr. Aikyna Finch is a Podcaster, Social Media Coach, and Speaker. She coaches in the areas of Empowerment, Life and Social Media at the individual and groups levels from my company Finch and Associates LLC. She is the co-host of the Motivate Social Podcast broadcasted by her company Changing Minds Online. She speaks and livestreams on the topics of Motivation, Education, and Social Media. In 2018, she founded the Social Power Summit, an event with a Live and Virtual component for Women in STEM and People of Color in Social Media to have a platform where they can shine. For more information, go to http://socialpowersummit.com. Dr. Finch is the Co-Author of six books and launched my first solo project, Motivation Ignited in November of 2016. She is a contributor for Huffington Post, Goalcast, Forbes and Thrive Global. She has been interviewed and featured on Huffington Post, Hello Beautiful, Women Speakers Association, and many others. She has spoken on many platforms to include: Periscope Summit, Women In Leadership Summit, The Boldly Empowering Entrepreneurs Conference, The Business Vlog Summit and many more! She can be found at DrADFinch on all Social Media Platforms. Dr. Finch is an Educator. She received a Doctorate of Management, an MBA in Technology Management and an Executive MBA from Colorado Technical University. She has an MS in Management in Marketing and an MS in Information Systems in IT Project Management from Strayer University and a BS in Aeronautical Technology in Industrial Electronics from the School of Engineering of Tennessee State University. She is a former Campus and Faculty Dean that established enrollment records at Her teaching disciplines include business, leadership, marketing, social media and information systems at the graduate and undergraduate levels. She has published and presented on topics related to youth and adult education, social media, and job search. Check out the Media and Blog pages to find examples of Dr. Finch's written and video work. If you would like to book her for a speaking engagement or book a 15 min discovery call, go to the Contact Page and she will be glad to serve.


Dr. Aikyna D. Finch is a professional with over 20 years of experience in Education, Motivation and Social Media. She believes in the power of networking and servant leadership in every area of her personal and professional life. Here are a few highlights of her career.

• Co-Author of eight books
• Published my solo book, “Motivation Ignited”
• Contributor for the Huffington Post, Goalcast, Forbes and Thrive Global.

Certified Coach
• Coaches in the areas of Business, Life and Social Media
• Certified by the International Coach Federation and Coach Training Alliance
• Owner of Finch and Associates LLC, a Coaching / Social Media company

• Speaks on Motivation, Education, and Social Media
• Served as Keynote Speaker for several events
• Avid Live Streamer on Periscope, Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook Lives

• Trains Faculty for Professional Development
• Teaches Business, Management, Marketing, Social Media and Information Systems
• Academic Presentations and Publications in Business, Education, Social media and Job Search

• Interviewed on Radio and TV Shows
• Co-Host of the Motivate Social Podcast
• Co-Owner of Changing Minds Online, an Empowerment / Podcasting company


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