For over a decade, students from the IE Brown Executive MBA program have been spending a week in Cape Town, South Africa, to work on innovative business solutions aimed to improve the quality of life for township residents. Discover how the Cape Town Capstone project not only makes a real impact but also transforms the lives of participants.
Throughout his career and during his time in the IE Brown Executive MBA, Jarvis Sam (he/him/his), the Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at Nike has been on a journey of self-discovery. But in his pursuit of finding his authentic self — there is no finish line.
The world’s population is diversifying at a rapid pace. In the U.S., demographic shifts will result in a majority-minority state by around 2045 while global immigration is changing societies around the world. These trends will impact businesses across all industries and at every level.
Now more than ever, it is vital for leaders to choose an MBA program that not only incorporates diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) into the curriculum but positions DEI-focused initiatives as central to business success in a global context.