Mercedes Wilson, a wife, mother of four, breast cancer survivor, and proud Western New York native, is no doubt on a mission to help young women across the region. Mercedes founded For Our Daughters Incorporated with the mission of educating young women on how to advocate for their own health and wellness. Mercedes is also an author with first book titled “Hope” coming out June 15th, 2018. She hosts a bi-weekly podcast called “The Mercedes Wilson Show” that addresses the topics of today’s church from all angles. Mercedes is a board member of the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier, a volunteer in the Buffalo Community, and a very proud student of 2018 Leadership Buffalo Class! “18 Great Team”!
What do you do and Why do you do it?
I am a new author. I do it because if I don’t, I can’t sleep! It doesn’t give me rest!
Tell us about your most recent work.
“Hope: How Faith Carried Me Through My Darkest Hours” -This book gives you a glimpse into some of the hardest points of my life while allowing you to see Gods magnificent hand at work. We serve a triumphant God, and he can work in situations where we think there is no way out.
Who inspires you?
What do you consider your “Masterpiece” at this time?
My new book and my 4 children
What is your motto in life?
Name your wildest dream. The one you can not imagine achieving, but would love for it to come true.
What is your favorite quote?
“A man with an experience is never at the mercy of a man with an argument”
When it is all said and done, what would you like to be remembered for?
My giving to those in need and my crazy laugh
Tell us about your next project and when will it be available to the public?
The Healing Power of Faith Workshop on June 22nd in Williamsville, NY – $33 adv $39 at the door. For tickets call: (716)930-5011 or email firstname.lastname@example.org