Navigating Your Career as a Young Black Professional will assist you to deal with:
The stigma associated with being both young and black in your career
Navigating imposter syndrome
Leveraging your resources to move up in your career
Dr. Des is a Florida native who currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a public health professional on the senior level, with expertise in chronic disease prevention, childhood obesity prevention, health policy, and project management. She is also an adjunct professor, who teaches courses in Health Disparities & Minority Health.
Dr. Des has served as the hiring manager in different areas of her field since 2018. She has also managed a multitude of interns and public health professionals. She has always enjoyed managing and teaching interns and noticed the lack of professional development education students receive in their educational careers.
By developing Young Black & Professional Desiree hopes to continue to serve young black professionals by offering insight into the professional world and assistance with how to navigate that world while being a young black college graduate. Young Black and Professional have reached over 600 young professionals to assist them through training, online courses, and presentations designed to help them navigate their careers as Young Black Professionals.