New Curricula at HBS: “Black Business Leaders and Entrepreneurship”

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What is it?

Harvard Business School professor Steven Rogers created the “Black Business Leaders and Entrepreneurship” course, with help from the Baker Library, to “highlight the accomplishments of black protagonists and to identify, celebrate, and recognize black brilliance.”

What goal(s) does it connect to?

  • Goal 2: Academic, Professional, and Social Integration
  • Goal 2.2: Responsive Curricula

Why is it important?

Responsive curricula fosters an inclusive environment which allows students to feel that people who look like them are represented in their desired field of study; for students to be successful they need to know they can achieve their goals, and this starts with having role models/role examples discussed in the classroom.

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