Deborah Owens is a thought leader and advocate for remedying the wealth disparities of women and minorities. Deb is host of Wealthy Radio, a weekly program focused on personal finance, which airs on WEAA. 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. Deb also is the creator of the A Purse of Your Own Campaign to financially empower one million women by encouraging them to form Purse Groups: five to ten women who meet monthly to support and hold each other accountable.
Deb 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, News One Now, Essence magazine, Ebony, Black Enterprise and other local and national media outlets. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Loyola University in Maryland.