Name: Patrice Cunningham Washington

Age: Barely holding on to my 20s! *tear drop* . . . (Well, the 20's slipped away March 2011 and surprisingly, I still look, feel and act the same! SMILE )

Mission: To eradicate financial illiteracy amongst women, youth and people of colour.

Known For: Being financially fit & fabulous, of course!

Personal Background:
Married to my best friend.

Mother of a genius toddler. (Don't laugh. I'm serious!)

Daughter of the Most High God.
If He never blessed me again, He's done enough!)

Professional Background:

Personal Finance Author, Speaker, Coach & Blogger

Financial Management Consultant, Operation HOPE, Inc.
Overseeing personal finance workshops along with one-on-one consumer credit counseling for the nation's #1 provider of financial empowerment tools and resources in underserved communities.

Former VP of Communications & External Affairs
Economic Empowerment Initiative, Inc.
Teaching college students how to make and manage money wisely.

Personal Finance Contributor, Upscale Magazine
National lifestyle magazine for the upwardly mobile.
Click HERE to read online.

Personal Finance Contributor, HelloBeautiful.com
Fasting Growing Site for African American Women

Financial Fitness Facilitator, Young, Fit & Fly Campaign
Inspiring young women to be fit financially, physically and fashionably.

Licensed Real Estate & Mortgage Broker, California
Former Owner/Broker, GP Investment Group, Inc.
Full service real estate, mortgage, investment & escrow brokerage I founded at 21.

Graduate, University of Southern California
Entrepreneurial Studies Emphasis, Marshall School of Business
Partial List of Speaking Appearances:

Atlanta Public Schools, Black College Expo - Atlanta, Clark-Atlanta University, Clayton County School District, Faithful Central Bible Church, Fort Valley State University, Fulton County School District Miracle Faith Healing & Deliverance Temple, Georgia State University, Morris Brown College, National Black MBA Association, Oglethorpe University, Santa Monica College, Spelman College, Steve Harvey Mentoring Weekend for Young Men - Parent Program, University of Southern California, Vision Church of Atlanta, West Los Angeles College