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About me: My greatest accomplishments are being married to my high school sweetheart for 34 years and counting, raising three healthy children, spoiling an adorable grandson and accepting Christ as my Lord and Savior. My faith and my family shape the essence of my being. As long as I put these two things first, everything else will fall into place.


Author: La'Wana's inspiration for the "America by Train" Book Series is her love for America and her fascination with trains.  Her books capture the history and beauty found only by traveling America by Train.  Each story is complimented with activities to help readers create their own adventure.  La'Wana is committed to igniting the imagination of the next generation of train enthusiasts.


Motivational Speaker: With inspiring passion and courage, La'Wana Harris is committed to helping others achieve their best selves. She is a certified energy management coach who thrives on seeing others maximize their potential. Driven by her firm belief in honoring and speaking one's truth, La'Wana is a dynamic facilitator gifted in creating conversations. Her pragmatic expertise in aligning people performance with business strategy has created a healthy career anchored by a broad base of professional experience. Her industry experience includes people and leadership development, training and facilitation, diversity and inclusion, people leadership and project management. She received her B.S. Biology from Greensboro College.


Active in numerous community and non-profit organizations, she is a passionate activist with 26 years’ experience in facilitating civic engagement and collective action. Both professionally and personally, La'Wana is a catalyst for change and progress. She is helping people value and understand their differences to help create an inclusive culture where every person belongs and innovation is commonplace.

La'Wana Harris
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