Rev. Valerie S. Pearson
is an author, speaker and motivator. In addition to preaching and teaching, she is a conference presenter conducting workshops and seminars for women and church leaders. She has authored the book and developed the program called “A Remarkable Woman”. This fresh and relevant ministry uses a unique blend of faith, scripture and practical principles to help women discover the “you” God created you to be. The ministry has touched the lives of many women. Women have been transformed from places of stagnation and uncertainty to a place of purpose, power and passion. The program helps women to discover their authentic selves and to become simply “remarkable”. www.aremarkablewoman.com
is the money columnist for www.tdjakes.com and the financial spokesperson for the God's Leading Lady Tour organized by New York Times bestselling author Reverend T.D. Jakes. She is the money coach on Michelle Martin's newly launched NPR show "Rough Cuts," which targets 25- to 44-year-old listeners. Deborah is a 20-year veteran and former vice president of the financial services industry and is passionate about sharing information on achieving financial goals, through radio talk shows, speaking engagements, online columns, and books.
Black Heritage Art Show will expand its offerings for 2012 by offering a Literary Cafe. The Cafe will be dedicated to authors and publishers to offer book signings. Our goal for the Literary Cafe is to attract a broad selection of authors, publishers, book clubs, libraries and individual readers from across the country.