Roberta Schmidt, DE&I Project Manager for Talent Acquisition
Roberta Schmidt is the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Project Manager for Talent Acquisition at Collins Aerospace. In her role, she partners with business leaders and members of the Human Resources community to ensure the organization is bringing in top talent from diverse and underrepresented populations in order to create an equitable and inclusive process for all. Her role allows her to combine her passion for social justice with her skills in talent acquisition operations.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and a Master’s degree in College Student Personnel. Next on her list is a Project Management certificate through PMI.
Inspired by Erica Jong’s famous quote, “If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more”, Roberta has taken leaps into the unknown with career pivots that have each made her a stronger professional. Roberta brings to the table 15 years of insight into talent acquisition operations and client services, 3 years of human resources, and 5 of nonprofit administration.
Roberta and her wife live in Ohio where they are moms to Lola, a French Bulldog with very refined tastes. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, prepping for gardening, and experimenting with culinary arts.