Tonya Barbee

Author & Motivational Speaker

Who Is Tonya Barbee?

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.


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.


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 i 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 My 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 stole her heart.

The Little Girl Inside

Drug addict, cheater, emotionally unavailable, and bigamist. What's the common denominator. It is "I." "The Little Girl Inside" who is unable to distinguish between love, the need to be loved and to understand her role in her pain. This book takes the reader through the many experiences of the author to include four marriages, and subsequently four divorces.


More importantly, it takes the reader through the author's decision to move beyond her own poor choices and to accept accountability for her failed relationships. This book details the author's journey from a vicious cycle, consequently, realizing that she indeed had a role in her own pain. Can she own her role? Will she own her role? Turn the pages to unveil Tonya Barbee's journey.


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Tonya's objective is to empower and inspire.