Dr. Kecia Ashley is a business owner, academic scholar and published author who empowers and mentors young men and women throughout the country. As the latest in a long line of educators, Dr. Ashley has been in the field of education for over 20 years as a grade school teacher, school and district level administrator, consultant, and college professor. She is originally from Mississippi, but currently resides in Alabama.
Dr. Ashley serves her community by volunteering in her spare time and sharing a message of hope through her focus on physical and emotional health. Her passion for empowering women and men to experience success professionally, spiritually, physically, socially, and financially keeps her active and fulfilled on a daily basis. She is currently developing programs to empower women and to inspire people everywhere to follow their dreams of entrepreneurship, furthering their education, and overcoming obstacles in order to fulfill their purpose in life. She has received various accolades throughout the years for her contributions to education.
Additionally, she was recently recognized as a nominee for Entrepreneur of the year at the 2014 Alabama Black Achievers Gala sponsored by State Representative Oliver Robinson and Regions Bank and she received the Life Unlimited Crystal Award for 2015 from Zija International. Dr. Ashley was also featured as one of the Phenomenal Faces of Greatness for the Flora Pearl Foundation in 2015.
She is also a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and enjoys traveling, training, mentoring, and sports. She is the mother of two sons who are active in their pursuit of excelling in education, sports, and music. She is also a loving and devoted daughter, sister, and friend.
A philanthropist at heart, Dr. Ashley enjoys helping other people excel by encouraging them to operate in the spirit of excellence and integrity.
As the Bible says, God is no respecter of persons, and Dr. Ashley believes that every person with a dream, a plan and a support system can excel in life. It’s God’s desire for His people to prosper, and her goal is to help as many people realize their potential and accomplish their goals as possible.