I'm Regina E. Coley and I train world-class leaders who aspire to create change in their communities through powerful and purposeful educational programs via the S.H.I.N.E. Strategy.

About Regina Coley

Introducing Regina E. Coley, a former teacher turned professional speaker and consultant specializing in empowering executive women. Regina brings years of experience in creating inclusive classrooms and developing leadership skills in her students to her work with top-level professionals. As a sought-after speaker, Regina delivers inspiring speeches on topics such as the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, developing confidence as a female leader, and the power of effective work life balance for wealth and wellness. In her consulting work, she provides personalized advice and support to executives and organizations looking to improve their leadership culture and create a more equitable workplace. With a down-to-earth approach and a passion for helping women succeed, Regina has become a respected voice in the field of leadership development and diversity and inclusion.


Now Regina runs MotivatHER Inc, a personal development agency and speaking business where she speaks at colleges, conferences, churches, and corporations around the world delivering her signature speech, Restore Remarkable: Reequipping Your Distinction. 

I can help you with:

Academic Tutoring

Providing instruction to children and adult learners, identifying areas that need improvement, and identifying resources to fit learners needs.


Consultive and instructional services to teachers, counselors, homeschoolers, educational institutions, and edupreneurs.

Program Development

Providing assistance in initiating, evaluating, and improving effective programs geared towards youth and educational initiatives.


Serving as a mentor to educators, parents, and school administrators seeking to further develop their educational leadership.

The S.H.I.N.E. Strategy


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Honoring Your Authenticity

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Igniting Personal Growth

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Nurturing Empowerment

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Expressing Your Brilliance

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Are you ready to make a difference in your life? Look no further than Make Your Mark with MotivatHER – Regina’s premier coaching program that’s designed just for you. Our program is only open a few times per year, creating a unique and personalized experience for each and every one of our applicants. With expert guidance and support, this is the perfect opportunity to take control of your journey and launch yourself towards success. Don’t wait any longer to chase your dreams – apply for Make Your Mark with MotivatHER today and start making lasting change in your life.

Check Out My Latest Blog Posts

Starting A Niche Event Planning Business? Top 8 Ideas

Event planning is a dynamic industry that thrives on creating memorable experiences for people. You should focus on a niche that sets your business apart to stand out in this competitive market. This way, you can position yourself as an expert, attract a loyal client base, and differentiate your services. Research reveals you can make between $38,000 and $68,000 as a corporate event planner. If

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How to Add Value to Your Business

When you are running a business, you want to know that you are doing everything possible to keep that money flow coming in. That means adding value to your business where you can and often, adding cash where you can do it as well. You want to be financially successful, and you also want to be accessible to your customers at the same time.   

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From Participation to Cultivation: Shifting the Narrative in Education

Participation is one of the oldest and most dominant narratives in education. While participation is not necessarily a bad thing, it has been used in ways that reinforce some of the inequalities and injustices our society experiences. The most obvious example is that participation has historically been used as a measuring stick for how well students are learning—and who they are when they leave school.

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Building a Strong Foundation: What It Really Takes to Build a Successful School for Young Children

Building a successful school for young children requires a lot of hard work, dedication, and expertise. It is not just about providing a physical space for children to come and learn, but rather creating an environment that fosters growth and development in all areas of a child’s life. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the essential elements that are necessary for building

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A Guide to Operational Efficiency: How to Give Your Small Business a Competitive Advantage

Operational efficiency is a critical factor in the success of any business, especially those in highly competitive markets. By streamlining processes and reducing costs, companies can gain an advantage over their competitors and increase their profitability. This guide will discuss the best practices for achieving operational efficiency, from automating tasks to improving communication between departments. We’ll also explore how these tactics can help you make

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How To Turn Your Passion Into A Business

According to a recent study, 74% of workers are ‘satisfied’ with their current job. This is a promising statistic, seeing that we spend most of our adult lives working. Furthermore, “people who enjoy their jobs are more likely to be optimistic, motivated, learn faster, make fewer mistakes, and better business decisions,” putting them on the path to success. As a result, if you’re feeling unhappy

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Latest Training

Register Now for this upcoming virtual training on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at 09:00 am CST. 

The CultivatED Classroom

Introducing The CultivatED Classroom – the transformative training that equips educators with the tools and strategies to create an inclusive and effective learning environment for all students. This training is designed for educators who are committed to creating a classroom culture that celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion. During this training, you will learn how to cultivate a positive and respectful classroom environment, how to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of various learners, and how to implement evidence-based teaching strategies that promote learning and growth. You’ll also learn how to effectively communicate with students, support students with disabilities, and handle challenging classroom behavior. The CultivatED Classroom training is interactive, collaborative, and tailored to the needs of your specific educational setting. You’ll leave the training energized, inspired and equipped with the knowledge, tools and strategies to create an inclusive and effective learning environment for all your students. With The CultivatED Classroom, you can be confident that your classroom reflects your commitment to equity and inclusion!

Latest Books

The Equity Gap: Making Schools More Equitable for Girls of Color

The Equity Gap is a strategy guidebook that provides teachers and practitioners with the tools they need to make schools more equitable for girls of color. This powerful resource offers concrete strategies and illuminating insights to help educators understand and address the unique challenges girls of color face in schools. With The Equity Gap as your guide, you’ll learn how to create more inclusive and culturally responsive classrooms, develop effective mentorship programs, and implement policies and practices that better support the success of all students. The Equity Gap is essential for any educator committed to promoting equity and excellence in our schools.

Regina speaks on a number of topics including education, leadership, parenting, equity, and student success. For questions about lectures and speaking engagements, please visit the speaking page. 

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