About the Author
Winsome Earle Sears was born in Jamaica and partly raised in Bronx, New York. She is a former Marine, previously directed a Salvation Army women’s homeless shelter, a former history-making Virginia state legislator, and a former Virginia congressional candidate.
Winsome has appeared on CSPAN, MSNBC, CBN and other media outlets, including nationally distributed publications. She has also met with various heads of state and has a masters degree in organizational leadership from Regent University and a bachelors degree in English (Economics minor) from Old Dominion University.
Among her many community involvements, Winsome worked as a VISTA Volunteer to teach adults to read; moderated regional community discussions on education reform; served on panels studying the issues of religious freedom; and is a former PTA vice president.
Winsome is married to Terence O. Sears and is the mother of DeJon, Katia, and Janel and grandmother to Victoria and Faith.