EPISODE 6:

Giving Black

An Exploration of Black Leadership in Predominantly White Philanthropic Institutions

About This Episode

Our guest, Dr. Irvin Leon Scott is a professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Scott served as the deputy director for K-12 education at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, where he led the investment of $300 million in initiatives focused on transforming recruitment and development of teachers. 

Scott, an experienced educator takes us through his 20+ year journey as a teacher, principal, assistant superintendent, chief academic officer and deputy director at the Gates Foundation.

Hassan Brown

is a Doctor of Education Leadership Candidate at Harvard Graduate School of Education

Jamaji Nwanaji-Enwerem, PhD

is an MD/MPP candidate at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Onyema Nwanaji-Enwerem

is an MD/ MPP candidate at Duke University School of Medicine and Harvard Kennedy School of Government.