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About Me

Educational Leader, Author and Academic Life Coach, Dr. Aginah M. Muhammad is the Executive Director of the Council on Teacher Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Aginah transitioned to higher education from PK-12 public education, after working in administration for nearly 10 years at Chicago Public Schools where she held various administrative roles in the Office of the CEO, School & Community Relations, The Office of Specialized Services and Human Resources. She enrolled  in the organizational leadership doctoral program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology; there she earned her PhD. This   program was closely aligned with her professional and prior  academic course work in educational leadership and administration.


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“Dr. Aginah M. Muhammad is a phenomenal, brilliant, and groundbreaking woman in today’s society. I believe and know that she is a powerhouse and a force to be both respected and reckoned with. Aginah, thank you for your leadership, encouragement, motherly-love, and mentorship to me for over the past 5 years. I am forever thankful for you and am so proud of how you’re continuing to break glass ceilings!” 

- Tikia T.

Our Mission

Our work is dedicated to positively impact the lives of women through educational, professional, and personal development. Our initiatives will enable women to enhance and develop their leadership skills, quality of life, and become architects of their future by presenting opportunities for transformation and empowerment. 

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Our Vision

We envision a world in which all women are inspired and empowered to reach their fullest potential.

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