Author: Kait Smith Lanthier

Kait Smith Lanthier
MANAGING EDITOR
Kait Smith Lanthier
Kait Smith Lanthier is the editor of Babson Thought & Action. As Babson College’s brand journalist, she writes about all things entrepreneurship and innovation, telling the stories of new venture entrepreneurs, social innovators, family businesses, and corporate intrapraneurs who are redefining entrepreneurship. Her writing has appeared in print and online in a variety of outlets including USA Today, Yahoo Shine, YourTango, CosmoGirl, and First for Women magazine. Smith earned her undergraduate degree in journalism and graduate degree in integrated marketing, both from Marist College.
Meet the IAN Global Startup Competition Finalists
Meet the IAN Global Startup Competition Finalists » Meet the three Babson founders taking their startups to the global stage at the Indian Angel Network Global Startup Competition virtual finale on December 15. They’ll each pitch for a chance at a $250,000 equity investment from IAN.
12 Things We Learned About Babson’s MBA Class of 2020
12 Things We Learned About Babson’s MBA Class of 2020 » Why do MBA students choose Babson? Twelve current students in the MBA class of 2020 share what led them to business school and how they chose Babson.
5 Questions with Josh Eby ’18
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Dinner with the Dean
Dinner with the Dean » Dinner with the Dean is a carefully curated weekly gathering of first-year students from all over the world, all walks of life, and all sorts of interests. Led by Undergraduate Dean Ian Lapp, the series showcases Babson's greatest strength: the diversity of its student body.
15 Inspiring Stories for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day
15 Inspiring Stories for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day » Today we’re officially celebrating Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. But women entrepreneurs are celebrated every day at Babson.
Celebrating 15 Years of Babson Posse
Celebrating 15 Years of Babson Posse » Eight years ago, Tracey Reza attended her first Posse Plus retreat. Now she's the liaison to the Posse program, celebrating it's 15th year at Babson. Here, Reza shares why she’s excited to celebrate Babson’s Posse program, and looks ahead at what’s to come.
One on One With Amir Reza
One on One With Amir Reza » Vice Provost Amir Reza discusses the importance of internationalization at Babson, the impact of his team’s work on the campus, and what’s on the horizon.
Women’s Volleyball Hosts NCAA Tournament
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5 Job Search Tips for International Students
5 Job Search Tips for International Students » During Babson’s celebration of International Education Week, alumni from Babson’s undergraduate and graduate programs shared their stories, expertise, and insights into the job search process—and gave tangible takeaways for students who attended.
For the Mayor of Parkland, Entrepreneurship Makes All the Difference
For the Mayor of Parkland, Entrepreneurship Makes All the Difference » If you ask Christine Hunschofsky MBA’96, mayor of Parkland, Florida, how she landed in the public sector, she’ll tell you she just kind of fell into it. But the entrepreneurial mindset she developed at Babson helped prepare her for the job.