Author: Kait Smith Lanthier

Kait Smith Lanthier
Managing Editor
Kait Smith Lanthier
Kait Smith Lanthier is the Director, Content Strategy at Babson College and the Managing Editor of Babson Thought & Action. 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.
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.
All About Angel Investors
All About Angel Investors » Angels are private investors who want to help entrepreneurs turn their ideas into reality. And they are a critical component of thriving entrepreneurial ecosystems, providing the necessary financing to help founders get moving. Kevin Colleran ’03 and Babson Professor Zach Zacharakis share their insight into the world of angel investing.
Babson Honors Outstanding Faculty
Babson Honors Outstanding Faculty » This fall nine Babson College faculty members were recognized for their excellence in teaching and scholarship.
Meet the Babson Names Behind Your Favorite “Shark Tank” Products
Meet the Babson Names Behind Your Favorite “Shark Tank” Products » What do comfortable socks, a video doorbell, a drone academy, and gourmet peanuts have in common? They’re all products and businesses pitched on “Shark Tank” by Babson students and alumni.
Babson Welcomes Class of 2022
Babson Welcomes Class of 2022 » As Orientation began, 539 first-year students were welcomed to Babson College’s community in anticipation of the beginning of the 2018-2019 academic year.
Meeting with Your CEO? Read This First
Meeting with Your CEO? Read This First » What should you ask when meeting with your CEO? Here’s a list of ideas to help you prepare.
10 Lessons from 10 Years of Babson’s Summer Venture Program
10 Lessons from 10 Years of Babson’s Summer Venture Program » To celebrate Babson's Summer Venture Program's 10th anniversary, we spoke with alumni to determine the top 10 lessons from the program.
Vision 2021: Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the UAE
Vision 2021: Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the UAE » What does it take to advance an already prosperous nation? In the UAE, the way forward is is mapped out in the region's Vision 2021 plan.
5 Summer Reads for Entrepreneurs
5 Summer Reads for Entrepreneurs » Summer provides the perfect opportunity to catch up on that stack of books you’ve been meaning to tackle. Not sure where to start? Here’s an entrepreneurship-focused list of summer reads to get you going.
The Startup World Needs More Women-Led Unicorns
The Startup World Needs More Women-Led Unicorns » “We are leaving billions of dollars on the table by not having half of the population involved in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. It’s not a feminist problem. It’s a problem we all have to solve.”