Creating New Leaders of Color for the Social Sector

A Case Study

Posted February 26, 2013
By Putnam Community Investment Consulting, Inc.
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The U.S. population is rapidly becoming more culturally and racially diverse, and yet business and social sector leaders of color are few and far between. This report dissects how the Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) company and its 5-year Social Sector Talent Initiative, a Casey investment, is partnering with New York University’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Stern School of Business to create a fast-track minority pipeline to leadership positions. 

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Key Takeaway

The social sector lacks straightforward, accessible pathways for minorities to find leadership roles

Too many young people are managing their careers in the wrong way. They need to start by looking at the end game and the impact they want to make, and then look at others who have done similar things and what skills, relationships and experiences those leaders had.