Twylia Reid is a native of Columbus, Mississippi who currently resides in Savannah, Georgia. She studied and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management at Trident University International while continuing to work as a Human Resource Manager in the United States Army where she is a 20-year retiree.
#1Best Selling, Multi-Award-Winning, multi-published non-fiction Author, 2019 Trinity Nonprofit Awards Finalist, 2019 Blacks In Government Featured Speaker, 2019 110th NAACP Conference Featured Author/Panelist Moderator, 2019 Unspoken Wounds Women Veteran's Portrait of Personal Courage Award Recipient, 2019 ACHI (Strength In Sisterhood) Magazine Woman of Achievement & Author of the Year Award Nominee, 2018 48th Congressional Legislative Caucus Featured Author, 2019 Winner of The Authors Show Health/Fitness/Wellness Top Female Author, 2018 Winner of The Authors Show Female Non-Fiction Author, 2017 American Book Fest Best Book Awards Finalist, The Huffington Post Expert Feature Series “Who’s Who –10 Black Female Experts to Watch in 2018” selected, and the 2017 Indie Author Legacy Award Author of the Year finalist. She’s the Founder/CEO of Broken Wings, Inc., a 501(c)3 Nonprofit Organization, Founder/CEO of When Heaven Speaks, LLC – Book Coaching & Publishing, minister, speaker, group facilitator, and brain injury advocate. She is also the founder of Broken Wings Brain Injury Empowerment Group, an online brain injury support group, and the Founder/Executive Producer/ Host of the Conquerors Café on Blog Talk Radio.
Grateful for the support she’s received, and passionate about her role as a Traumatic Brain Injury advocate and caregiver, she was inspired to write her first book entitled “Broken Wings” to help others understand the life of a brain injury survivor and his caregiver. She also published “What Do You Do…When Caregivers Need Care Given” as a resource for those operating in the role as a caregiver to those with chronic or lifelong illnesses. Educating, empowering, and enlightening others she shares wisdom gleaned from the years of personal and professional care-giving experience for maintaining your physical, spiritual, and emotional well-being while caring for others. Inspiring and motivating others is what she lives for. Teaching them how to turn their tragedy into working strategies to get results in spite of life challenges is her calling. Her mantra is “Aspiring to Inspire Others”!
She’s also the visionary and author of her signature book “From Tragedy to Working Strategies: Turning Your Traumatic Events Into Empowering Moments”, “Just Because I Have A Brain Injury Doesn’t Mean…”, “SOARING By the Power of God” 31 Day Devotional For Spirit-Filled Living, “My Journey Goal Setting Journal”, “The WORD, the Truth & the Light: Bible Study Notebook”, “A Survivors Goal Planning Journal: A Brain Injury Survivor’s Guide to Goal Setting”, “Pray Believe Receive Prayer Journal”.