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The basketball court serves as an experiential classroom for leadership and diversity. The skills developed on the court can positively impact not only the players but also their communities by fostering inclusivity, embracing diversity, and breaking down barriers. Leaders in basketball can contribute to creating a more equitable and understanding society. Join this discussion with Harvard affiliates and leaders on and off the court to learn how you can further amplify the impact of sports as a powerful tool for social change. 

Moderated by James I. Cash, the James E. Robison Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus, Harvard Business School. Welcome and opening remarks by Erin McDermott, the John D. Nichols ’53 Family Director of Athletics. 

Panelists include: 
Tommy Amaker, Thomas G. Stemberg '71 Family Endowed Coach for Harvard Men's Basketball
Carrie Moore, Kathy Delaney-Smith Head Coach for Harvard Women’s Basketball 
Marshall Plumlee (MBA 2024), Former NBA Player, US Army Ranger Infantry Officer 
Mark Tatum (MBA 1998), Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer of the National Basketball Association 

Co-hosted by Harvard Business School and Harvard Athletics.