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Designer Brandon Maxwell on Lady Gaga, being a mentor, and becoming a leader

The Council of Fashion Designers of America member has had a whirlwind couple of years, from dressing Michelle Obama, to designing Lady Gaga’s show-stopping turn at 2019's Met Gala, to his role as a judge on the hit show Project Runway. Photo credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images / ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images / Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images / Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images
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Corporate America is overlooking a neglected talent pool-former felons

Shaka Senghor, ex-convict and author of 'Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death, and Redemption', found himself selling crack at the age of 14. After turning his life around in prison, he discovered his talent as a writer and businessman. Senghor discusses how his past filled with crime helped prepare him for the business world. He believes big companies today can enhance their businesses while helping the lives of those who have served jail time.

Corporate America is overlooking a neglected talent pool-former felons
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