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 are connected to
President John F. Kennedy.
Today she’s an Award Winning Keynote Motivational Speaker, TV Personality, Author, Artist, Mother, Wife, Advocate, Former Talk & Radio Show Host, Mentor, Life Coach, Producer, Executive Producer, Co-Producer, Businesswoman, Humanitarian & CEO of Tawana Williams Outreach, Inc., A 501 c 3 Non Profit Organization Established in 2002.
Tawana is "The HOPE Coach" and she's Blessing Nations & Changing Generations!
N=Never Give Up
Tawana is an Award-Winning highly sought after Keynote-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 making American history; she's the first black Thalidomide baby in the U.S. that became a Nationally Acclaimed Les Brown Platinum Motivational Speaker in 2004; Wow!
Tawana has many gifts and accomplishments. She’s the Author of seven books including her Classic “UNarmed But Dangerous”-The Tawana Williams Story of Relentless Struggle and Ultimate Victory! This book is her personal testimony and will be featured as her 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.
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 & other Products are available Exclusively/Only @ www.TawanaWilliams.com
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, Spectrum TV, “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 such as Epitome, WOW, CEO, Homes of Color, Hope For Women and Queen Size; just to name a few. She’s the Former Spokesperson for The Agape Gospel Academy in Atlanta, Georgia from 2008 to 2011.
She was Awarded the True Servant Award from The Agape Gospel Academy, Recognition of Excellence Award from The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA,) 2006 Essence of A Woman Talk Show/Inspirational Award, 2008 Community Service Award (Women in Excellence) 2010 National Disability Employment Awareness Month Award, 2015 Arch Angel Award, 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award from President Barack Obama, Shinning Star Award from Toastmasters International 2022, Honored as ‘A Beacon of Hope’ by the former Mayor Bruce Rose and the current Mayor Carlton Stevens, Jr. in her hometown of Wilson, NC and many others. Tawana and her husband ‘Toby’ were crowned Mr. and Mrs. AGAPE OF LOVE from The Agape Gospel Academy. Tawana is “The HOPE Coach” & "The HOPE Influencer," her Power Voice continues to resonate loud & clear that ‘All things are Possible to them that Believe!’
Tawana is 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 and her husband 'Toby' reside in Wilson, NC.
"UNarmed But Dangerous"
On December 25, 1991 Tawana married her childhood sweetheart ‘Toby.’ They vowed to love each other for the rest of their lives! 'Toby' & Tawana have been friends for more than 52 years; she was six and he was twelve when they met in 1969. Their unconditional love for each other continues to inspire couples around the globe as they teach people how to Love from the Heart!
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!
"Even if your Wings get broken,
Never Stop Trying to Fly!"
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