“The cornerstone of innovation is to identify a problem, and then to solve the problem.”

After discovering that less than one percent of all case studies read by MBA students at Harvard Business School featured black entrepreneurs, Professor Steven S. Rogers decided to take matters into his own hands. According to The Washington Post, “Rogers decided to write his own case studies, and has so far highlighted many black executives in a wide range of industries.” But more than just case studies, Rogers has transformed HBS’s curriculum.

Watch Rogers talk about the impact his work is having across HBS’s campus and in highlighting brilliant African-American minds for a new generation of leaders.


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