Deborah Owens is hailed as a leading thought leader and advocate for remedying the wealth disparities of women and minorities. She is the author of three books most recently critically acclaimed, A Purse of Your Own: An Easy Guide to Financial Security, published by Simon and Schuster. Owens is a 20-year Wall Street veteran and former vice president and financial consultant with Fidelity Investments. She is a contributor to CNN, ABC News Now, Shape, Cents Magazine, Essence Magazine, Ebony, Black Enterprise and is host of Wealthy Lifestyle Radio which, airs on WEAA. 88.9 FM on public radio in Baltimore, Md.
Ms. Owens is a sought after speaker on the topic of wealth building; investing, entrepreneurship and leadership. She has shared her enthusiasm, wit and humor with more than 100,000 people in live forums across the nation. She has been a featured keynote speaker for five national tours.
She is a Professor and lead course designer of Organizational Budgeting and Personal Finance for Bay Path College, an Ambassador for the College Savings Plans of Maryland and an Alumni of the Greater Baltimore Leadership Committee. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Loyola University of Maryland.