Welcome to Women Achieving Victory Everywhere 501(c)3 nonprofit
Tanikwa Matthews is the CEO and Founder of Women Achieving Victory Everywhere (WAVE). She is a God-fearing mother of four boys affectionately known as her “Fantastic Four”. She serves as the secretary, and youth minister at Restoration Outreach Healing Ministry. Tanikwa is also the Founder of His N Hers Jewels, LLC creating customs designs of all kinds and echos the motto “why fit in when you were born to stand out”. She volunteers with Northampton High School Performance Band Ensembles and as an assistant track coach. She is the Chaplain with Kappa Epsilon Psi, Military Sorority Inc. HR Southside Chapter. She is a First Sergeant with previous duties as a Victim Advocate and Senior Human Resources Sergeant with over 26 years in the U. S. Army Active duty and Reserve service combined.
Tanikwa’s drive to motivate, mentor, and collaborate with women birthed the WAVE organization. She has pushed this military-focused organization to pinpoint unspoken challenges. She has helped combat situations through mentorship, advocacy, encouragement, and empowering military women and families to be overcome adversity in difficult situations. Detailed information is highlighted in Forces of Change where she is a coauthor. Her second book Words of Wisdom for the Heart and Soul is filled with inspiration from 36 authors. Help us Bridge the Gap from War 2 Wisdom and eliminate the stigma in the lives of our servicemembers and their families.