Procurement with a Purpose: Kendra Burris-Austin Shares her Passion for Supplier Diversity

--By Courtesy of www.centene.com

In honor of Black History Month 2022, Centene highlights diverse employees who are making an impact to advance diversity in the workplace. Kendra Burris-Austin joined Centene in 2020 as Director of Procurement and launched Centene’s Supplier Diversity Program. Learn more about Kendra, her commitment to protecting the earth, thoughts on the significance of Black History Month, and the importance of advancing equity in the communities where we live, work, and serve.

Q. Tell us about your background and your current role at Centene?

A. I am from a small town in Oklahoma. My father was self-employed in construction, ....