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Tokeitha K. Wilson, is a 2x Bestselling Author, Empowerment Speaker, and Change Advocate. Behind the curls and pearls, Tokeitha K. endured disappointment, heartbreak, and pain while suffering in silence from childhood abuse, parental incarceration, bullying, domestic violence, addiction, and the list goes on. As a successful Public Health Executive within one of the Nation’s leading healthcare systems and the founder of Empowerment Station and Gridiron Terminal, Tokeitha K. is on a mission to empower those who’ve endured abuse and social disparities. Tokeitha was conceived in a federal penitentiary, raised in Washington, D.C., and survived three cycles of abuse that inspired her to write a profound bestselling memoir, Too Precious to Be: A Guide to Restoring Women Suffering in Silence, which published in 2015.  In 2017, Tokeitha K. released her sophomore book, Fighting Jezebel.  

 Inspired by her son, Tokeitha K., is the creator of Gridiron Terminal.  Gridiron Terminal©™ is a sexual assault and domestic violence prevention program for student athletes and coaches.  The program is unique and gives youth a voice to reduce the shame of suffering in silence. Gridiron Terminal is a recipient of the first ever Domestic Violence Prevention Grant by the Prince George's County Council in the prevention category.    

Tokeitha K. is a Board Member and Ambassador of 10 Blessings Inspiration, Inc. and the 10K Survivors, domestic violence coalition, focused on helping 10,000 victims leave abusive relationships.  As an advocate, she uses her voice to bring awareness to sexual assault and domestic violence, and has taken the “It’s On Us Pledge,” to join the initiative created by former United States Vice President Joe Biden. As a result, she attended the White House Champions of Change event.  Tokeitha K. has been a special guest on various media outlets, including Counter Culture Radio, The Connect 202, and WHUR Voices.  She was also featured at the 108th NAACP Author's Pavilion, and 2017 Congressional Black Caucus.  In 2015, Tokeitha K. was featured in SwagHer Magazine Pink and Purple Survivor Issue.  Tokeitha K. serves her community and volunteers as a community partner with non-profit organizations and government agencies such as DC Public Schools New Heights Teen Parent Program, DC Project Connect, Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA) and the DC Office of Returning Citizens.

She received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology from Bennett College and a Master’s of Public Health degree from Capella University.  Tokeitha K. is a lover of sports and comedy.

Accolades

 
 

MARYLAND OFFICE on MINORITY HEALTH and HEALTH DISPARITIES

2017 CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS

108th NAACP AUTHOR'S PAVILION

NOMINATED CHANGEMAKER US WHITE HOUSE STATE OF WOMEN SUMMIT

#2 AMAZON BESTSELLERS LIST

TRIUMPHANT SPOTLIGHT BY TRIUMPH MULTINATIONAL

NAMED PURPOSE DRIVE WOMEN BY LIFE ABUNDANTLY COACHING

NAMED EMERGING EMPOWERMENT COMPANY BY F.L.A.M.E.S (FIERCE LADIES ACHIEVING MINISTRY AND ENTREPRENEURIAL SUCCESS)