When Kelly Slade-Kerr achieved her goal and became a successful lawyer in a prestigious law firm at the age of 26, she was supposed to be living the dream. In her talk, she relates how living the dream can sometimes change, especially when other life goals intervene, and what she did to find work life balance and a career she loves.
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