Angel St. Jean works for the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office for Employment Development creating strategies to increase fair and more accessible employment in the city. For Khalilah Harris, her passion is to change school systems so they provide equal playing fields for those from disadvantaged backgrounds. This calling has lead Harris to serve as deputy director for The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, as well as, a leadership role for the US Office of Personnel Management during the Obama administration. For both of these Black women, their family history and personal experiences with structural racism in the workforce and in education lead them to commit their lives to changing this narrative for future generations. As part of the BMW Foundation Responsible Leaders Network, St Jean and Harris started a group with other Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) leaders to use their collective influence to dismantle structural racism with the goal of "changing the world."

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