Turning Passion Into Purpose

Power Suit: Kathleen Wilson-Thompson

A desire to look out for the interests of others led Kathleen Wilson-Thompson to her calling

By Carolyn M. Brown

Kathleen Wilson-Thompson grew up in the 1970s in Saginaw, Michigan, which was a booming General Motors town where Blacks were able to acquire gainful employment, enter the middle class, and provide their children with access to higher education. Her father worked at a GM plant, and she loved tinkering with him because he built things. She fondly recalls the day that her father bought a Rolex watch and the two worked on taking it apart and

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