HBS Implements New Programs to Expand Reach to Women and Minority Students

workGoal 1 & Goal 2

What is it?

The Harvard Crimson interview the Dean of Harvard Business School, Nitin Nohria, who explained the various programs and offerings the Business School has implemented and is seeking to expand its reach to women and minority students. Some examples include the “Peek Weekend”, “The Gender Initiative”, and the “Boston Women’s Leadership Accelerator.”

Why goal(s) does it connect to?

Goal 1: Recruitment, Retention, and Development Practices for Excellence

  • Goal 1.1: Inclusive Excellence

Goal 2: Academic, Professional, and Social Integration

  • Goal 2.2: Responsive Curricula

Why is it important?

It is important that schools and units provide a series of programs, offerings, and courses that reflect values of inclusion and belonging to reach the widest range of students, staff, and faculty as possible. Diversity initiatives often are successful when implemented in tandem with our social policies that aim to promote diversity, inclusion and belonging.

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