Grace Virtue is a graduate of Howard University, Washington, D.C. and the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. A keen student of history, societies and cultures, Virtue has received major international recognition including her designation as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar and a fellow of the Inter-American Press Association.
She is a professional writer and has published numerous newspaper articles in the Gleaner, the largest newspaper in the Caribbean, for Women's Features Service/Inter Press Service (WFS/IPS) and the former Caribbean News Agency (CANA). She is also frequent contributor to the Howard Magazine, an alumni publication with a circulation of more than 80, 000.
Virtue is a fine public speaker with an uncanny ability to electrify audiences with authenticity, her simple message of hope and mesmerizing story-telling techniques. Her areas of interest include mass media and social responsibility; poverty and marginalization, particularly as it affects women, children and minorities; faith, parenting, the achievement gap between minorities and other groups, and multiculturalism.
She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland with her two daughters and her dog.
Aslan Books by Grace Virtue
How Will I Know My Children When I Get To Heaven? - A Mother's Tales Of Hope