Welcome to INFLUENCE by AG! 


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At INFLUENCE by AG we empower individuals and organizations to use their unique talents and experiences to influence outside the box. Our services include: speaking, personal & professional development, educational consulting, and training & organization development. Our founder, Dr. Amina Gilyard James, is also available for speaking engagements.

INFLUENCE by AG is committed to the following core values:



Innovation ​​

Have a look around to learn more about our services, coaching programs, and other resources! 

About Dr. Amina Gilyard (AG) James

Founder & Principal Consultant

Dr. Amina Gilyard James is an author,  international speaker, trainer, and coach with a passion for helping individuals and organizations reach their full potential. She earned a doctorate in Human & Organizational Learning from the George Washington University.

Amina has 13+ years of experience working in federal government, higher education, and non-profit organizations focusing on training & development, quality management, and operations. In addition, Amina is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. and a former pageant competitor. She has also been recognized by the Washington Wizards as an Outstanding Community Leader in Health & Wellness and the Leadership Center for Excellence as a 40 under 40 honoree. ​​