Aya Fubara Eneli is the CEO of Aya Eneli International, the premier provider of leadership and success strategies designed to empower and equip women and youth to create and live lives of purpose and fulfillment. An author, attorney, speaker, and newspaper columnist, she has over 30 years experience as a trainer and an inspirational keynote speaker.
Aya Fubara Eneli was born in Columbus, Ohio and grew up in the part of Africa now called Nigeria. A prolific writer and speaker, she began appearing weekly on television at age three. As an eight-year-old, she was the keynote speaker for the Federal Republic of Nigeria’s national celebration of the International Year of the Child. She attended the Ohio State University where she earned four degrees in 7 years – 2 Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and English; a Master’s degree in African and African American Studies; and a Juris Doctorate.
Known as the Abundant Life coach, Aya is also a certified diversity trainer, a member of the International Who’s Who of Entrepreneurs, an Honored Member of the International Executive Guild and for years wrote a weekly Newspaper column titled “Live Your Abundant Life.” She has been featured in various media including MSNBC, ABC, PBS, Entrepreneur magazine, MSNBC, Black Enterprise and the Detroit Free Press.
She speaks from her experiences across two continents, the trials of losing four children, the challenges and lessons gleaned from giving up a successful career to stay home with her kids and overcoming childhood trauma to build a successful home-based business that impacts thousands across the United States and many other nations in the world. She is the founder of Intelligent & Talented Girls (IT Girls), a vehicle through which she encourages and teaches girls and young women leadership and success strategies.
Warm, fun-loving, down-to-earth and highly energetic, she is best known for the practicality of her messages. Her passionate and insightful delivery touches the core of her listeners regardless of age, gender, race, socio-economic background, and religion. Aya’s energy and contagious enthusiasm have resonated with women’s groups, administrators, executives, youth, teachers, salespeople, medical practitioners and business leaders. With humor and refreshing candor, she motivates her audience to soar above obstacles, strive for excellence and take action to create and live lives of purpose and fulfillment.
She is the best-selling author of the books, Live Your Abundant Life, Reclaim Your Life: Guidance for Wives at the Crossroads and Live Your Abundant Life Too.
Aya lives in Central Texas with her husband, Dr. Kenechukwu Eneli, and their five miraculous and enterprising children, Madu, Kosi, Ona, Kene and Ikem.