New York, New York
- Beloit College
- Gerrie Summers is a freelance travel and beauty writer who has more than 30 years of writing experience.
- She was the founder of Word Up! Magazine and a beauty editor for Today's Black Woman.
- Her work has also appeared in Essence, Billboard, and For the Bride.
Gerrie is a professional writer who has spent more than 30 years covering topics ranging from beauty to travel. She has a passion for beauty products and spa treatments. She was the beauty editor for Today's Black Woman for 15 years, and she also wrote a grooming column for its brother publication, Black Men.
Gerrie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Composition from Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin.
About Byrdie and Dotdash
Byrdie is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.