Gail Perry-Mason to speak at March Women who Inspire Event
Author, Financial Coach, and Talk Show Host is to speak at upcoming “Financially Fit Workshop” at the Women who Inspire March monthly event on Monday, March 11th from 7-9 pm at Marygrove College, 8425 W. McNichols Rd., in the Student Center Building, Green & Gold Room.
Detroiter Gail Perry-Mason has come a long way, from foster care to caring for others. Gail is a respected authority in the financial industry and national best-selling author. She regularly addresses capacity crowds educating people on financial literacy and has conducted financial training sessions and workshops for companies such as Chrysler, IBM, MGM, McDonald’s, DTE Energy, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, and Wells Fargo, to name a few. Gail’s wisdom also hits the airwaves and she co-hosted an award-winning talk show entitled “Building Wealth,” via radio broadcast on MIX 92.3 and a television broadcast on Comcast Cable and MIX Money Minute on Clear Channel every Sunday.
She has appeared on all the local Detroit television networks, and on national outlets such as BET, Fox News, PBS, CNN, MSNBC, and NPR Radio.
Gail is a prolific published writer and has written articles for local and national print media. She has been featured in many publications including: Ebony, Black Enterprise, On Wall Street, Research Magazine, Quick and Simple-Good Housekeeping Magazine, Essence, Jet, Free Press and Detroit News, Signature, Her magazine, Magazine, Corp!, Washington Post and Associated Press. Gail's second book, Girl, Make Your Money Grow, written with co-author Glinda Bridgforth, was a national best seller. The book was featured on Oprah’s Debt Diet. Gail is currently working on her line of pearls and Pearls of Wisdom journal.
Gail recognizes the necessity of teaching youth the importance of money management and she founded and directed the original Money Camp for Teens and the first youth investment club. Each year Gail hosts a Money Camp for Youth, which has instructed over 6,000 young people in the Detroit-Metro area and mentored over 25 young women who are now professionals in the financial industry. Currently she is conducting a program in the Detroit Public Schools that teaches financial literacy and outlines the steps to entrepreneurship.
In 2010, Gail was honored by the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity for Economic Empowerment and Education and has received numerous awards.
Dynamo Gail is also a mother of three terrific sons. Her mottoes are “Success Benefits Others First” and “Opportunity Doesn’t Happen Without Sharing.”
Women who Inspire is a professional women’s Christian network whose mission is to inspire, mentor, and motivate Christian women.
Our four- fold purpose is to: Inspire – motivate, inspire, uplift, support and encourage women; Mentor – Mentor younger women one on one - mentor/mentee program called Purpose; Wellness – provide health, financial, mental, and social resources for women; and Entrepreneurship – to help start, build, and establish local women owned businesses. For more information about the event, please contact Network Coordinator Nancy O’Neale at 248.346.5068.
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