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'How Corporate America Can Advance Social Justice and Racial Equity'

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MIT Sloan Experts Series

'How Corporate America Can Advance Social Justice and Racial Equity'

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This installment of the MIT Sloan Experts Series features a conversation about social justice in corporate America with Malia Lazu, a Lecturer in the Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management Group at the MIT Sloan School. Lazu, a fellow at MIT’s Community Innovator’s Lab, discusses the role and responsibility of business to accelerate equity and inclusion in the wake of the historic protests following George Floyd’s murder.

Maureen White, Principal at Maureen White Consulting, will provide perspective on the legacy of this moment, and talk about the strategies that leaders use to create anti-racist and safe workplaces.

For past installments of the MIT Sloan Experts Series, visit the MIT Sloan Experts Series playlist on the MIT Sloan YouTube channel.

#MITSloanExperts Twitter chat on May 6, 2021

In this Twitter Chat, MIT Sloan Lecturer Malia Lazu (@malialazu) discussed social justice in corporate America and the role and responsibility of business to accelerate equity and inclusion. Lazu, a fellow at MIT’s Community Innovator’s Lab, is the founder of The Urban Labs, a multicultural agency that helps brands see returns on diversity. With our host, political commentator on CNN & MSNBC, political strategist and social impact advisor, Aisha Mills (@AishaMoodMills), she discussed how the murder of George Floyd acted as a catalyst for corporations to get involved in the conversation about systemic racism in America.

Find a recap of the Twitter chat here.

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