Tawana was born without arms & impaired use of her legs due to the drug Thalidomide that was given to her mother during pregnancy. Her story and legacy is connected to President John F. Kennedy. Today she’s an Award Winning Keynote Motivational Speaker, TV Personality, Author, Artist, Mother, Wife, Advocate, Former Talk Show Host, Mentor, Life Coach, Producer, Executive Producer, Co-Producer, Businesswoman, Humanitarian & CEO of Tawana Williams Outreach, Inc., a Non Profit Organization established in 2002.
Tawana is a highly sought after speaker with a powerful and uplifting message for all generations. Her compelling story is one of Triumph, Perseverance and Determination. She’s overcome many obstacles and has never let her disability stop her. Tawana is the first black Thalidomide baby in the U.S. that became an internationally acclaimed Les Brown Platinum Motivational Speaker; Wow!
Tawana has many gifts and accomplishments. She’s the Author of seven books including her Classic Book “UNarmed But Dangerous”-The Tawana Williams Story, this book is her personal testimony and will be featured as her upcoming Debut Movie “Eagle Without Wings”-No Excuses, Everyone Can Fly coming soon! She became a professional speaker in 1996 and travels the country with her husband ‘Toby’ speaking at Schools, Churches, Day Cares, Youth Programs, Boys & Girls Clubs, Nursing Homes, Prisons, Drug Rehab Centers, Veterans Associations, Universities, Colleges, Fraternities, Sororities, Corporations & Organizations; mostly free of charge.
Tawana’s Mission is to give Hope, Help & Inspiration to those facing adversities and challenges while teaching them how to cope in any situation. Her 7 Books, Artwork & Products are available Exclusively/Only at
She’s been featured on The Jerry Springer Show sharing her story of how she Beat the Odds, The Judge Hatchett Show to Mentor a troubled teen, The WORD Network, Manna Express TV, TCT-Alive, TCT-Rejoice, TCT-Ask The Pastor, TCT-Triangle Alive, Atlanta Live, Lifetime TV, The 700 Club, “Your World” with Creflo Dollar and many regional/national TV programs. She’s been interviewed by Oprah’s Producers twice by telephone. Her story has been told in numerous National and Regional Magazines. She’s the Former Spokesperson for The Agape Gospel Academy in Atlanta, Georgia from 2008-2011.
Today, Tawana is “The HOPE Coach” and she’s teaching others how to live a life with “No More Excuses.” Her dreams are to Produce her Motivational Reality Show, Executive Produce her Documentary & Co-Produce her Debut Movie “Eagle Without Wings.”
Tawana is a Internationally known Les Brown Platinum Motivational Speaker and resides in Wilson, North Carolina with her husband ‘Toby.’
"UNarmed But Dangerous"
On December 25, 1991 Tawana married her childhood sweetheart ‘Toby’. They’ve been friends since she was six and he was twelve. They vowed to love each other for the rest of their lives! Their unconditional love for each other inspires couples around the world! What a Blessing from God!
Tawana and Toby have been speaking and traveling throughout the country since 1996.
Tawana gives such a powerful, enlightening & uplifting Message of Hope, Help & Inspiration every time she speaks!
Solid As A Rock!
Never Stop Trying To Fly!
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