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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Maggie Anderson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1971 in Miami, Florida


Illinois Connection

Maggie received her JD and MBA from the University of Chicago and lives in Oak Park, Illinois, with her husband, John, and their two daughters.

Biographical and Professional Information

As CEO and cofounder of The Empowerment Experiment Foundation, Maggie Anderson has become the leader of a self-help economics movement that supports quality black businesses and urges consumers, especially other middle and upper class African Americans, to proactively and publicly support them. She has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, and CBS Morning News, among many other national television and radio shows.

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