1997: Wanna Be On Top?
1998: Inside and Out with Tyra
The top model published her first book, Tyra’s Beauty Inside & Out. The book shares Banks thoughts on self-esteem such as how she feels beautiful in her own skin. She explains that beauty is not only physical but within as well.
2001: Becoming A Leader On and Off the Runway
Banks established her foundation, The Tyra Banks TZONE Foundation in Southern California. The foundation is a camp with a mission to build self-esteem within young women.
Later in 2001, Banks models in Victoria’s Secret first ever-broadcast fashion show.