Jasmine C. HinesRYT 200, is a mother, cultural organizer, creator of the Amplify and Activate Summit, and founder of the Inspower Agency. Operating from the belief that change begins within, the Inspower Agency’s mission is to co-create actionable paradigm shifts at the intersection of desires and needs that enable and empower organizations, groups, and individuals. The firm specializes in organizational strategy, program design, team building, leadership development and coaching. Grounded in diversity, inclusion, equity, and social change, the firm’s work is known for being creative, innovative, and effective.

Jasmine uses her experience, education, and talents to campaign for change in her community. With more than 10 years of experience working in the Charlotte, NC construction industry, Jasmine uses a collaborative approach to build bridges of trust among diverse groups, optimizing effectiveness and communication. Through her leadership, Jasmine has consistently delivered cutting edge programming with transformative effects. The Amplify and Activate Summit is her most recent work that launched in December 2017.  It is an interactive, inquiry-based learning community that lives at the intersection of yoga, social justice and self care. This collaboration, led primarily by of women of color, employs tools from yoga to dispel the myths of race and eradicate the harmful effects of white supremacy and racism while fortifying people in their work to reconnect human spirits.

In 2016, she wrote a proclamation to the city of Charlotte declaring December 4th as Self Care Day, thereby challenging the current power structure. The proclamation called for the government and citizens to recognize and acknowledge that the primary source of power is in the hands of the citizens. Additionally, it encourages citizens to take back their power by learning and then implementing practical strategies to address their critical needs.

Jasmine is a graduate of UCLA and earned a Master of Science in Organization Development from the McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte. She is passionate about physical activity and sports; she is a former volleyball and basketball player and also trained professionally in Olympic style weightlifting with the aim of reaching the 2000 Olympics for the debut of the sport. She enjoys yoga, long nature walks, and encouraging her daughter’s budding athletic career.