Mario Jovan Shaw, 28, serves at the Co-Founder and Chief Programs Officer for Profound Gentlemen, a renowned organization building a community of male educators of color who provide a profound additional impact for men and boys of color.

Mario gives us the reason why no will give you a seat of that table just because you look a certain way. Plus, the real importance of quality of quantity. 

He is now a 2015 recipient of the Echoing Green fellowship and has been recognized by Forbes 30 Under 30 as one of the world’s brightest social innovators. Mario’s mission is to bring about change and equal opportunity for boys and male educators of color.

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