“For your own personal development and sustainability, it’s a pretty hollow experience to not have something that connects you to others.”

Khary Lazarre-White, co-founder and Executive Director of The Brotherhood/Sister Sol, issues an eye-opening call-to-action: graduate schools, corporations, and other institutions have an imperative to teach leaders to be more involved, responsible, and accountable. It’s just one angle in tackling the wicked problem of systemic inequality in our schools, but it’s a place to start.

Born and raised in New York City, Khary is a social entrepreneur, educator, non-profit executive, writer and attorney. Khary received his Bachelors in Arts, with honors, from Brown University, and his Juris Doctorate from the Yale Law School where his focus was international human rights law and constitutional law. In 1995, at the age of 21, Khary co-founded The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (BHSS), a now nationally renowned non-profit youth ... View Profile