Deborah Owens is a Thought Leader and advocate for remedying the wealth disparities of women and minorities.
She is the author of three books including the critically acclaimed, A Purse of Your Own: An Easy Guide to Financial Security, published by Simon and Schuster.
She is the creator of the A Purse of Your Own Campaign to financially empower one million women which, encourages women to form Purse Groups: five to ten women who meet monthly, support and hold each other accountable.
Owens is a 20-year financial services industry veteran and former vice president and financial consultant with Fidelity Investments. She is a contributor to CNN, ABC News Now, News One Now, Essence Magazine, Ebony, Black Enterprise and other local and national media outlets. Owens is host of Wealthy Radio, a weekly program focused on personal finance, which airs on NPR Affiliate WEAA. 88.9 FM in Baltimore, Md. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Loyola University in Maryland.