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Gerrie Summers is a writer specializing in the areas of travel, beauty, health and lifestyle. She is currently a correspondent for Everett Potter's Travel Report and a frequent contributor to Real Health magazine and the Sisters From AARP newsletter. You can also find several of her beauty articles on Brydie.com

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Composition from Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin.

Gerrie was the founding editor of Word Up! Magazine, beauty editor and travel columnist for Today’s Black Woman, About.com's Multicultural Beauty expert, and Style & Beauty Editor for New York Lifestyles Magazine, where she also wrote about travel destinations. Her articles have appeared in numerous publications and outlets including Foxnews.com, Essence, NY Daily News, Billboard, Bergen County Magazine, Luxury Living, Trip Savvy and For The Bride.

She is also a contributor to the books Tenderheaded: A Comb-Bending Collection of Hair Stories (Pocket Books), Caribbean Escapes, Volume III, and The Stop the Violence Movement: Overcoming Self Destruction (Pantheon Books).