About Dr. Amina Gilyard (AG) James
Founder & Principal Consultant​

Dr. Amina Gilyard James is an author,  international speaker, consultant, and advocate with a passion for helping individuals and organizations reach their full potential. She has 13+ years of experience working in federal government, higher education, and non-profit organizations.

Amina earned a doctorate in Human & Organizational Learning from the George Washington University, a master's in Health Education from the Pennsylvania State University, and a post master's certificate in Grief, Loss, & Life Transitions from the George Washington University. In addition, Amina has 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. ​​


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Thank you for visiting! INFLUENCE by AG helps organizations develop aspiring leaders, create sustainable diversity management strategies, and design exceptional learning experiences and helps individuals identify, strengthen, and apply their talents. 

Our core values are Authenticity, Innovation,and Value-add.​​

Our services include: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Workshops, 1:1 and Team Clifton Strengths Coaching,  Leadership Development Training, and Learning Design & Evaluation. CLICK HERE to learn more!