Aja Smith

Fun facts

Born:
Maryland

As a child, what did you want to become?
Music Producer or Performer/Actress

Your best experience as a leader:
Serving as a director and key contributor to leadership development initiatives in Higher Education was a transformative learning/growing experience early on in my career that shaped who I am as a leader today.  It is where I discovered my passion for coaching and realized the positive impact I could make as a leader in my community.

Nº1 Free time activity:
Being in nature; Playing with tarot/oracle cards; Jamming to music; Eating chocolate… I couldn’t narrow it down to just one! 🙂

Aja (pronounced ‘Asia’) is a leadership education specialist and certified life coach. She is backed by over a decade of experience as a teacher, supervisor, coach, and mentor to professionals from all socio-economic backgrounds and experience-levels, guiding them toward defining their passions, discovering their authentic strengths, and awakening the purpose-driven leader within. Aja also specializes in leadership development coaching and DEI consulting (Diversity, Equity/Equality, Inclusion) for teams in corporate and school-based settings. She is a mission-driven professional with expertise in talent acquisition, program management, employee engagement, community relations, and staff training/development for startups and small-midsize companies.