Meet Our Founder

Ahmad Daniels is a  transformation facilitator, life coach, and professional presenter with over twenty years experience in community outreach programs, diversity training and African American History.

He is the founder of Creative Interchange, an organization whose mission is to enhance personal and community social capital through changed philosophies, personal empowerment and self-actualization.

He is also the founder of To Your Journey Self-Empowerment Workshops that create an environment where men are encouraged and self-compelled to engage in heartfelt conversations that lead to more meaningful relationships.

He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina and a Master of Education degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Mr. Daniels is the recipient of numerous awards. Some of which include the “SPIRIT OF LOUISVILLE” AWARD presented by the city of Louisville, Kentucky in appreciation for dedicated community service and has served as a facilitator for two of former Governor James B. Hunt’s North Carolina Initiative on Race Conferences.

He was recognized by Community Pride Magazine (December 2000), Charlotte’s African American magazine, as one of Charlotte’s 50 Most Influential Black Men. Mr. Daniels is most proud of being recognized by the editorial staff of The Charlotte Observer as a “Hero of Democracy,” (July 4, 2001) and for having played an active role in the United Nations World Conference on Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, held late August – early September 2001, in Durban, South Africa.

Mr. Daniels also shared his considerable talents with those attending the African and African Descendants World Conference Against Racism held in Barbados from October 1-6, 2002.

He facilitated workshops and spoke at plenary sessions. Mr. Daniels has also chaired meetings of the Global Afrikan Congress in Amsterdam, London, Berlin, Paris, and Accra as well as having organized and moderated the April 12, 2007, Crisis of Young African American Males in Charlotte Town Hall Meeting which was attended by over 400 persons.

He is involved with many organizations and when not fulfilling civic responsibilities Mr. Daniels enjoys international travel (he has visited Africa and Europe many times), reading, listening to classical jazz, long-distance running, and has completed over a dozen marathons (26.2 miles) and is an avid road cyclist.

Mr. Daniels is the author of To Your Journey: Forty Clues to Self-Actualization for African American Men Workbook, and its revision, To Your Journey: Forty Clues to Self-Actualization for African America and Beyond,  must read books for anyone engaged in self-discovery and personal growth.

To Your Journey!

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