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Tyamkea Sanderlin-Askew

Co-Author in Talitha Koum

Tyamkea Sanderlin-Askew wears many hats she is a wife to her childhood sweetheart, Wayne, Nurse Aide, Mentor, C.E.O of Aspiring Aspirations To Thrive Coaching LLC and co author in the collaboration Talitha Koum (Get up little girl get up!) . She is native to the Foundation Park district of Chesapeake, Virginia and still continues to reside in 757 area Today. She was raised by her maternal grandmother and, also, by her mother.

Tyamkea is the oldest of four sisters on her mother’s side and the next to the oldest of four sisters on her father’s side. She also has four, older bonus sisters. She attended Thurgood Marshall Elementary School and then both G.W. Carver Intermediate and Oscar Smith Middle School where she would ultimately end up dropping out in only the seventh grade. She has come face to face with many hurdles and, generational curses! She is a survivor of molestation, and both mental abuse, and physical abuse! Over the years, She has learned to not only prevail above her devastating past but triumph over it. She says that her greatest accomplishment was forgiving others who hurt her because that’s when her full life’s potential and blessings were finally unleashed. She is currently working on her very own autobiography set for summer 2022 release. Her future plans are to write and co-author many books and to continue to use the wisdom gained from her own struggles to coach, advocate, and mentor for other women, such as herself, through similar battles.