Akua and her two siblings were born and raised in Ontario, Canada, to Barbadian parents. She is the middle child. Although Akua was educated in the public school system when she was younger, she has always been and still is a lifelong supporter of private school education and personalized education including homeschooling, private tutoring and private school. Akua has written many journalism articles shedding light on the value and benefits of individualized education, private school education and homeschooling.
Akua graduated from John Fraser Secondary School in Mississauga. Akua also graduated from Humber College located in Toronto, earning diplomas from the school's Business Marketing program and also from the school's Post-Graduate Journalism program.
Akua took her first private music lessons when she was 6 and a half years old. Some of the music instructors she has been taught by are Madeline Maltby, Karyn Fong, Lloyd Werner, and Abigail Freeman. Akua completed her first Royal Conservatory of Music exam when she was 9 years old. All of Akua's music exams have been completed in the cities of Mississauga, and Oakville. Akua has completed several of the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) piano, voice, and theory examinations in RCM's three level categories.
In the RCM Elementary category Akua has completed Level 1 Piano, Level 2 Piano, Level 3 Piano and Level 4 Piano. In the RCM Intermediate category Akua has completed Level 5 Piano, Level 6 Voice, Level 7 Piano, Level 7 Voice, Level 8 Piano, Level 8 Voice, and Gr. 2 Advanced Rudiments which is now known as Level 8 Theory. In the RCM Advanced category Akua has completed Level 9 Music History, Level 9 Voice, Level 10 Music History, and Level 10 Voice.
She is currently preparing for RCM Level 10 piano and the remainder of the theory co-requisites. Akua is also planning to pursue the ABRSM (Canadian division) ARSM singing diploma. Akua has also participated in numerous music festivals such as Contemporary Showcase, ORMTA, and Peel Music Festival, and she has won a few times. Some of Akua's piano and vocal students have also won awards in music festivals, as well as achieving first class honours marks in their music exams.
Akua has a true passion for people and relationships, and she supports people and families around the world in their personal quests to find meaning and value for their lives. She enjoys being the owner and marketing director of three wonderful niche dating websites. In the year 2009, Akua became the proud founder and owner of www.InterracialDesires.net, a dating website for single people who are open to interracial dating. The following year in the spring of 2010, Akua's other dating website, www.RichSinglesDate.net was launched to help men and women meet wealthy single people. On December 24, 2014 (Christmas Eve), Akua created and launched her third dating website, www.ChristianPartner.co for single people who are searching for Christian partners. Akua is proud that her 3 dating websites help millions of singles around the world find their soul-mates, future partners and spouses.
Akua also works as an Independent Pure Romance consultant and business owner, helping adults to ignite more passion in their lives through using the company's amazing products. Satisfaction is guaranteed when you use these fun & educational body care items, lubricants, lotions, books, and bedroom accessories. Her Pure Romance by Akua Hinds home-based business website is: www.PureRomance.ca/akuahinds for residents of Canada, and www.PureRomance.com/akuahinds for residents of The United States of America who want to shop, host a fun and free party, or join the business. Akua began her career selling sensual products in November 2005 when she joined Passion Parties Inc., a direct sales sensual products company based in Canada, and in The United States of America. Passion Parties was bought by Pure Romance in January 2016.
As a journalist, Akua enjoys working on stories that relate to everyday life. She was the Career Path & Goals Channel manager for www.Helium.com as well as a paid contributing journalist for the site's other channels from January 2010 until the company ceased operation in May 2014 and shut down in December 2014. Akua also has a talk show on http://www.youtube.com/user/ahinds100 her YouTube channel.
Akua has published articles in The Caribbean Graphic, The Toronto Star, The Mississauga News, Voice Magazine, The Humber Et Cetera, and various other magazines. Akua continues to publish articles and video content on this website and with various other websites and companies. Please access this link to view more of Akua's media work.
On February 24, 2016, Akua created www.PurePassion.biz a media website with content about passion, dating, relationships, business, and life. Akua has also reported regularly on Rogers Television in the past. Akua enjoys working in broadcast and print media and she appreciates the millions of people around the world who read and watch her work online and offline.
Akua has been playing the piano and singing since she was a child, and she has won awards in several piano, and voice competitions. Since 2002, Akua has been a part-time music instructor. She teaches piano, vocal and theory lessons independently to children and adults through her home studio, and also for two different music schools in Mississauga. Akua is also a songwriter and she sings her own songs and sells them through various Internet distributors including www.CDBaby.com/artist/akuahinds and at iTunes and Amazon.
Akua was born under the zodiac sign of LEO (July 23rd to August 22nd) and is inspired by the work and actions of many other charismatic and influential Leos such as Jennifer Lopez, Katherine Kelly Lang, Bill Clinton, Barrack Obama, Madonna, Mae West, Ulrika Jonsson, Sandra Bullock, Geri Halliwell, and countless others. Akua's personal religious beliefs and practices are non-denominational Protestant Christianity. Akua enjoys eating Italian food, and she resides in Mississauga, Ontario.