Though there still remains disparities in employment when it comes to women, especially women in STEM careers, there are star exceptions to every so-called rule. Kelly Chapman is one of them. The former director of diversity recruiting at Microsoft now serves as an executive search consultant and managing director at CDR.
In a challenging market, where long-term unemployment and joblessness among minorities is still prevalent, reinvention can mean taking a step back and rethinking one’s career goals, skill set and approach to monetizing their purpose.
Watch below as Chapman, who has also pursued her passion for singing in full force today, talks about reinvention, becoming content with self and the importance of giving back at the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit with host Tai Beauchamp.
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