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"The HOPE Coach"
Dr. Tawana Williams
Visionary & Executive Producer!




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 Internationally Acclaimed Certified Les Brown Platinum Speaker, Award Winning Keynote, TV Personality, Author, Artist, Mother, Wife, Grandmother, Advocate, Former Talk Show & Radio Show Host, Mentor, Life Coach, Producer, Executive Producer,  Businesswoman, Humanitarian, Philanthropist & CEO of Tawana Williams Outreach, Inc., A 501 c3 Non Profit Organization Established in 2002!


Dr. Tawana is "The HOPE Coach" and she's Blessing Nations & Changing Generations!

T=Total Commitment




N=Never Give Up

A=Absolute Faith

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Dr. Tawana is a Internationally Acclaimed Motivational Speaker. She's an Award-Winning highly sought after Keynote/TV Personality, 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. Dr. Tawana is making American history; she's the first black Thalidomide baby in the United States that became a Les Brown Platinum Motivational Speaker in 2004; Wow!

Dr. Tawana has many gifts and accomplishments. She’s the Author of eight 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 of America, Nursing Homes, Prisons, Drug Rehab Centers, Veterans Associations, Universities, Colleges, Fraternities, Sororities, Corporations & Organizations.

Dr. 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 8 Books, Artwork & other Products are available Exclusively/Only @

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 other 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.

Dr. Tawana was certified  as a Les Brown Platinum Speaker in 2004! She was Awarded the True Servant Award from The Agape Gospel Academy, Recognition of Excellence Award from The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2006, 2007 & 2010. Essence of A Woman Talk Show/Inspirational Award in 2008, Community Service Award (Women in Excellence) in 2010. ‘Writers In Motion’ Certificate of Appreciation in 2012. Delta Gamma Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity in 2013.  National Disability Employment Awareness Month Award in 2015. Arch Angel Award in 2015. Grace Covenant from Dr. Creflo Dollar in 2015. Lifetime Achievement Award from President Barack Obama in 2015. The Red Letter ‘Overcomer’ Award in 2020. Shinning Star Award from Toastmasters International in 2022. Awarded the 'Favor' Award from 'This Is It' Southern Kitchen & Bar-B-Q Corporation/Black History Honors in 2023. Dr. Tawana was Awarded two ‘Proclamations’ The Tawana Williams Appreciation Day & Women’s History Month from The Fulton County Georgia; Commissioner Khadijah Abdur-Rahman on March 1, 2023. On March 15, 2023 Dr. Tawana was Awarded a ‘Proclamation’ of Hope from The Greater Georgia Black Chamber of Commerce in Atlanta. She received 'The Lifetime Achievement Award' from President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. in 2023. She's been Honored and Endorsed in writing as ‘A Beacon of Hope’ from the former Mayor Bruce Rose and the current Mayor Carlton Stevens, Jr. in her hometown of Wilson, North Carolina and many others. Dr. Tawana and her husband ‘Toby’ were crowned Mr. and Mrs. AGAPE OF LOVE from The Agape Gospel Academy. Dr. Tawana is “The HOPE Coach” & "A Champion of HOPE" of our times, and her Power Voice continues to resonate loud & clear that "All Things Are Possible To Them That Believe!"

Dr. 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 & her Debut Movie “Eagle Without  Wings!” 


Dr. Tawana and her husband 'Toby' reside in Wilson, North Carolina.

“Giving up for me is not an option because my mind is much more powerful than not having arms!”-“The HOPE Coach”-Dr. Tawana Williams

To know more about Tawana or to Book her for an event, visit:

Call (252)291-6081 from 9am-9pm EST.

On June 17, 2023 “The HOPE Coach”-Tawana Williams received her Honorary Doctorate in Humanitarianism from The Global International Alliance University (GIA) in Atlanta, GA. For her 26-plus years of service and for giving Hope to people around the world!


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"UNarmed But Dangerous" 

On December 25, 1991 Dr. Tawana married her childhood sweetheart ‘Toby!’ That day they vowed to love each other for the rest of their lives! 'Toby' & Tawana have  been friends for more than 54 years; she was six and he was twelve years old 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!


Dr. Tawana  and 'Toby' have been speaking and traveling throughout the country since 1996.

She gives such a powerful, enlightening & uplifting Message of Hope, Help & Inspiration every time she shows-up!

Solid As A Rock!
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"Even if your Wings get broken,
Never Stop Trying to Fly!"-Dr. Tawana Williams

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