The Black Women and Creativity interview series is focused on inspiring Black women to unleash their creativity. Our intention is to talk to one hundred Black women, from all walks of life, to share their advice on the creative process.
I am so excited to share our 11th interview from Shantera Chatman. Shantera is a Houston, Texas native who is absolutely brilliant! She is an organizational engagement & adoption consultant and the founder of Chatman Women’s Foundation, which provides scholarships and grants to empower women who are building businesses, going back to school, or transitioning out of shelters.
Shantera is a sought-after speaker and life coach who focuses on leadership, women’s empowerment and people engagement. She currently serves as a member of the Houston Women and Minority Business Task Force. She is the author of PowHer Play: A Women’s Empowerment Guide, Embrace Resistance: How to Conquer Your Critics, and emPowHering YOU: 12 Tips to Finding Your Voice.
Enjoy this audio interview and share your takeaways in the comments below!
What does it mean to be creative? (press play below for Shantera’s answer)
What advice/wisdom/encouragement/insight would you give to Black women about navigating their own creative process? (press play below for Shantera’s answer)
Thank you for sharing your insight with the Unbothered Black Girl Collective, Shantera!
Want to tap more into your creativity? Join us on July 25th at 7:30pm for the “Space to Create” Virtual Meetup . We will be focusing on making space for creativity and exploring ways to cultivate your creativity so that you can use it for your most exciting projects! Space is limited, so sign up here!