Meet Donna Every
After working for ten years at one of the Big Six Accounting Firms of the 1990’s, Donna Every left her accounting career to pursue her passion of helping people to live more fulfilled lives.
She published her first inspirational book What Do You Have in Your House? in 2009. She was featured on the cover of Personal Excellence magazine in June 2010 for her article Beating the Economy based on the book.
She published her first novel, The Merger Mogul, in 2012. Articles based on that book were featured in over 40 publications and on websites such as Yahoo! Finance, Reuters.com, MSNBC.com, CBSNews.com and MarketWatch.com. She followed it up with a sequel, The High Road, a year later.
She has since written a series of four historical novels set in Barbados in the 1600s and 1700s as well as an award winning book, Vaucluse, a biography of Henry Peter Simmons who owned Vaucluse plantation in Barbados in the pre-emancipation era.
She was listed as one of Barbados Today’s Women Inspiring Change for International Women’s Day 2014 and was named as one of 31 Caribbean Women to Watch by Girls Who Write Blogs in 2016.
She was the Barbados Ambassador for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (2014-2016) and was the Barbados Facilitator for the World Bank’s InfoDev WINC Acceleration Program for growth-oriented women entrepreneurs (2016-2018). She is currently a member of the International Women’s Forum and on the Board of the Barbados Chapter.