“I am a Woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal Woman, that’s me.”

Maya Angelou, American Poet & Activist

Who is Tonya Barbee?

Ask yourself, “Is this helping me get get closer to, or taking me further away from, my vision?”

Tonya Barbee, Founder of I am Still a Rose, LLC (IASAR), has a passion to help those who want to be helped. It took her awhile to realize that she had to make a change in her life in order to get the change she was looking for. After betrayal, emotional abuse, and other turmoil, she had to self-reflect, learn to forgive, and move beyond her pain. Her commitment is to help inspire and empower those that are ready to start a new chapter and to stop those vicious cycles.
Tonya never dreamed of writing books but she’s always enjoyed telling stories and sharing profound testimonies. Her listeners inspired her to write and the rest is history. The Little Girl Inside is her first project, followed by a short story, a collaborative project with ten amazing authors who bared their souls through heart wrenching testimonies. Tonya’s short story is titled, Prayer Works, in Sharing Our Prayers, which is followed by her latest (soon to be released), I Am Still A Rose, a sequel to the Little Girl Inside. She’s working on several other exciting projects so stay tuned.
Tonya resides in Maryland and enjoys spending time with her incredible four children and seven grandchildren that have stolen her heart.


IASAR will offer events, conferences, plays, and inspirational products that empower women to get past their circumstances to get to their triumphs. Tonya is an inspirational speaker who uses her experiences to uplift women who have had similar circumstances and are ready for resolution.  She’s spiritual, energized, funny, and eager to help encourage others to never, ever give up.

Still A Rose with Tonya Barbee

Radio Show – WBGR Radio

This is a live one-hour bi-weekly talk show, hosted by Author Tonya Barbee, focusing on inspiring and empowering women. The show covers a broad range of women issues, with the goal of helping them overcome the pain of their past and cultivate a lifestyle of self-worth and wholeness.

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