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An award-winning author and accomplished motivational speaker, Sherry Maysonave has been interviewed by over 200 TV, Radio, and print publications across the U.S., Canada, and Europe. This includes multiple appearances on NBC's Today, ABC, CBS, Fox, and NPR radio. Sherry has been featured in USA Today, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, New Yorker Magazine, InStyle, and BusinessWeek.

Passionate about helping others achieve success, Sherry is the founder and president of Empowerment Enterprises and Empowerment Productions. Her clients include business professionals as well as nationally known political figures and entertainers. Her corporate clients are wide-ranging, including US and international companies in technology, finance, fashion, law, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, and professional-services companies.

Sherry’s historical-fiction book, Tatae’s Promise: You will live… you will tell, co-authored with Moises J. Goldman, PhD, was published in 2023. It is based upon a true, never-before-told story of a young Jewish woman and her daring escape from Auschwitz with her sister. This award-winning book is a remarkable saga of courage, family, faith, and enduring love.

Sherry’s first book, Casual Power, was an Amazon category best-seller in non-fiction. Sherry is the author and producer of the DVD series, Brand a Positive Business Image.

Her first children’s book, an Apple i-book, —EggMania: Where’s the Egg in Exactly?— won five awards. Sherry’s debut novel, The Girl Who Could Read Hearts, has garnered fifteen awards, including Gold Medal in the Readers’ Favorite International Awards.

Sherry has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Texas A&M University—Commerce. She has studied psychology at the graduate level, and she has multiple credentials in image, communication, and personal development.

Sherry and her husband, Stephen, live on Lake Travis in Austin, Texas. They both enjoy spending time with their seven grandchildren, traveling, and participating in angel investments that support social-impact companies.

For more information, go to www.SherryMaysonave.com and www.TataesPromise.com