46th Annual MLK Celebration Leadership Award Recipient: Stephen Barr

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Sloan School of Management

46th Annual MLK Leadership Award

Stephen Gregory Barr, EMBA '20
Stephen Gregory Barr is Vice President of Development at Production Resource Group in New York City and a member of the MIT EMBA class of 2020. He also was a 2020 MIT Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award Recipient.

This past year, Stephen Gregory Barr, EMBA '20, was named a 2020 MIT Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award recipient. Now a recent alumnus, read his perspective on how inclusiveness and diversity make the MIT Executive MBA program unique. https://bit.ly/3fCOPs7

“I knew the MIT EMBA program was the right fit for me when I was invited to attend an open house workshop in Cambridge for prospective students. At that event, I felt like I was already a part of the MIT EMBA community. There was a feeling of inclusiveness, where the focus was on developing principled leaders regardless of race, gender, religion, social class, or sexual orientation.

“During the program, I furthered embraced inclusiveness and found ways to dive deeper into diversity issues. Students are genuinely curious about each other’s backgrounds, experience, and expertise. They want to learn from each other to broaden their perspectives. There are countless examples, but here are a few that stand out.