Dr. Aikyna Finch, TEDx Speaker and Coach

Dr. Aikyna Finch is a Podcaster, Social Media Coach, and TEDx Speaker. She coaches in Empowerment, Life, and Social Media at the individual and group levels from her company, Finch and Associates LLC. She is the host of the Dr. Finch Experience® Podcast broadcasted by her company, Changing Minds Online™. Check out the podcast at https://changingmindsonline.com. She speaks and livestreams on 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. In 2020, she started her tech coaching brand called Technically Intuitive®. It began as a column she wrote on The Coach Guardian, and from there, this brand now includes training on social media and her membership site, Technically Intuitive® Toolbox. Check out the brand at https://technicallyintuitive.com. In November 2022, she became a TEDX DeerPark Speaker with her presentation of "The Benefits of AI on Social Media." Currently she is member of the DEIB Training and Development Subcommittee of the International Coaching Federation where she is a DEIB Facilitator. She will be speaking at the ICF Converge Conference in August 2023. She is a Board member for ICF Tennessee and three other organizations.

Dr. Finch is the Co-Author of twelve books. She launched her first solo project, Motivation Ignited, in November 2016 and compiled her first anthology project, Empowerpreneurs, in February 2020. She is a contributor to Huffington Post, Goalcast, Forbes, and Thrive Global. She has been interviewed and featured on Huffington Post, Hello Beautiful, Women Speakers Association, International Coach Federation, and many others. She has spoken on many platforms, including ICF Tennessee Chapter, Periscope Summit, Women In Leadership Summit, The Success Women Summit, 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, 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 who established three campuses' enrollment records. She was also Faculty and Coach Trainer and helped several fac Her teaching disciplines include business, leadership, marketing, social media, and information systems at the graduate and undergraduate levels. She has published over 30 academic publications and presented on youth and adult education, social media, and job search topics.

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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 twelve 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 Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Facebook Lives

• Trains Faculty for Professional Development and Coaching
• 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
• Host of The Dr. Finch Experience Podcast and one of the hosts of the Leading Forward Podcast
• Owner of Changing Minds Online, an Empowerment / Podcasting company

Certifications and Affliliations

Coaching and Speaking