Aneshia Y. Smith is the executive director of the Aneshia Y. Smith Institute for Women and Girls, a nonprofit corporation based in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, North Carolina. AYSIWG empowers and improves the lives of women and girls through training on topics related to mind, body and spirit. Aneshia has over 20 years of experience as an engineer and instructor in the field of advanced manufacturing – industrial automation, including ten years as a senior controls engineering consultant. She worked for Rockwell Automation for 10 years, starting as a field engineer EIT at their Milwaukee headquarters immediately after college, and as a senior level controls engineer and senior level field technical instructor. Aneshia is also the founder of and lead coach at ITATI, a stock market coaching company for women. She is the author of two books: Personal Testimonies of the Universal Presence and Wealth Wisdom for Ladies and has been investing and trading in the stock market on her own behalf for seventeen years.
Aneshia holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University, where she left her mark “literally” on a plaque that is mounted inside the Department of Mechanical Engineering building as the recipient of the Simmang Award in Thermal Science. Aneshia has been featured as the keynote speaker for several events. She has also appeared on various radio and television shows, including Lifetime Television’s The Balancing Act, broadcasting to 2 million women nationwide. To learn more about AYSIWG and how you can get involved, log on to www.AneshiaYSmithInstitute.org for details on how you can help women and girls develop and maintain high self-esteem and self-worth, reach their personal and professional goals, make a positive economic impact on their communities, live empowered lives, and ultimately deliver their gifts to the world.