Marketing & Branding Leader. Speaker. Social Media Influencer.

Marketing & Branding Leader. Speaker. Social Media Influencer.

Akia Garnett, M.B.A. is an international business expert, speaker and social media marketing influencer.
Akia is Director of Marketing for the International Economic Development Council, and is coauthor of Seen and Sustained – Best Practices in Communication that Increase the Visibility of Small and Diverse Business.


Akia was featured in Huffington Post. See five points she shares to help you build and sustain a brand of influence. Read the full article. Ignite Your Influence: Improve Your Brand’s Visibility, Sustainability and Impact!

Looking for ThinkBIG by Akia Garnett?

This Week on ThinkBIG: Akia spends time with Psychotherapist, Cheryl Taylor, LCSW practicing at the Counseling Center of Maryland. Watch as they discuss how Cheryl helps her clients move through some their most difficult moments in life. Then, watch as four young SHE-EOs join the set to share how they got started in business, plus information about their products, which range from an environmental inspired turtle game, bath and beauty products, center candles, and premium branded gifts. You’ll enjoy this episode, which is brought to you by the SOAR Community Network, the Black Student Fund, and Camp SHE-EO. ThinkBIG is a live internet talk show and podcast. Watch the show.