Mike Green is a New York Times Leadership Academy Fellow and an award-winning print and digital-media journalist. He also is the founder of the Saving America's Black Boys National Campaign and co-founder of the America21 Project, a nationally networked enterprise dedicated to changing the economic narrative across urban America, promoting inclusive competitiveness frameworks and connecting economically disconnected communities to local innovation ecosystems and opportunity.

Green is a blogger for the Huffington Post and public speaker on issues including science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, entrepreneurship, access to capital and related issues impacting the global innovation economy.

September 12, 2013

Cities, Startup Culture and the Neglected Role of Our Public Schools

Plenty of would-be entrepreneurs are sitting in our K-12 classrooms. They're not getting the help they need to become the innovators who could boost our economies.
August 8, 2013

Struggling Cities and the Promise of Inclusive Competitiveness

Entrepreneurs are busy in our increasingly multicultural urban landscape, but they're not creating many jobs. That could change if we invested in them.
July 18, 2013

How Today's Black Boys Could Be the Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

They are competitive, creative, innovative, resilient and courageous. If those sound like core characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, they are, and we need to build on them.