Motivational Speaker • Inclusivity & Creativity Expert • Award-Winning Author • Patient Advocate • Artist • Co-Creative Coach
As a motivational speaker and writing coach, Tonya supports individuals, organizations, and companies to creatively align their goals with success. Studies show that when creativity is utilized, performance is maximized. As an Award-Winning Educator, Author and Professional Creative, Tonya can coach you to gain insight into how to empower yourself and your team.
Tonya Hegamin has spent decades committed to challenging the traditional hierarchies of work processes and team dynamics to develop compassionate and ethical leadership. Her experience working in diverse environments, as a patient advocate, and with people who are on the verge of burnout and trauma has honed her skills for effective empathy that builds resiliency.
Using emotional and multiple intelligence models accurately for success, Tonya can coach you through your writing and creative projects, work challenges, self-awareness journey, and personal and patient advocate needs to help you access your vulnerability for personal power.
Put empathy into action.
Making vulnerability your superpower.
Patient advocacy for transforming healthcare systems.
Maximize your team's strength by decolonizing hierarchies in the workplace.
Finding compassionate communication in problem-solving.
Claim peace through workplace boundaries.
Access narrative power and create change through storytelling.
Balancing Business Needs With Workplace Accommodations: Becoming A Compassionate Leader
"How do you make yourself heard when you’ve been silenced, ignored, or had your concerns diminished?"
“Tonya’s presentation style is engaging, supportive, and candid. As a motivational speaker, she works to further the group’s understanding and awareness. Our attendees found the presentation to be a great blend of thought-provoking and enjoyable. Leading up to her presentation, Tonya was responsive and a pleasure to work with.”
“Generative creativity, radical inclusivity, holistic inquiry: these are the hallmarks of Tonya C. Hegamin’s practice. Collaborating with her as a writing coach opened new corridors of thought within my writing and worldview. Tonya’s insight and guidance transformed my pedagogy and praxis, helping me nurture my creative attunement for my students along the way.”
"Without a doubt, Tonya is one of my role models and mentors. She has honestly and openly shared her expertise. There is no doubt in my mind and spirit that I could have completed my first historical fiction novel without Tonya's professional writing coach support. Her humor, brilliance, and compassion are three outstanding components to how she creates safe spaces for everyone she works with."
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