Author: Shannon Sweeny

Shannon Sweeny
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Shannon Sweeny
Shannon Sweeny is the public relations specialist at Babson College. Shannon writes blog content and press releases for the college, promoting student and alumni entrepreneurs, faculty research and projects and program development. Her writing has been featured on Monster.com’s various career sites and Positively Smitten. She is also the co-founder and company director of the movement company Paradise Lost: A Movement Collective. Sweeny earned her undergraduate degree in political and social communications from Emerson College and is currently an MBA candidate at Babson.
Launching a Career: 5 Ways Women Can Get Ahead at Work
Launching a Career: 5 Ways Women Can Get Ahead at Work » Looking to get ahead at work? Susan Duffy, executive director of the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson College, will walk you through what you need to do to get to the next level.
Let’s Get Certified
Let’s Get Certified » Babson Assistant Professor of Marketing Richard Hanna outlines the pros, cons, and how to for integrating professional certifications into the classroom.
Breaking Down Language Barriers with Entrada ESL
Breaking Down Language Barriers with Entrada ESL » Social entrepreneur Erin Janklow MBA’14, founder of Entrada ESL, is working with companies such as Rent the Runway, Vail Resorts, and the National Domestic Worker’s Alliance to teach English as a second language to labor workers.
Four Rooms, 48 Business Pitches
Four Rooms, 48 Business Pitches » Babson College hosts Rocket Pitch, the annual pitch event, during Global Entrepreneurship Week. Forty-eight budding businesses give their best business pitch.
The Power of Scale Up Around the World
The Power of Scale Up Around the World » Representatives from 10 countries from around the world gathered at Babson to discuss the benefits, challenges, and opportunities for scaling up to increase economic development.
We Need More Babsons: Richelieu Dennis on Economic Opportunity as a Vehicle for Change
We Need More Babsons: Richelieu Dennis on Economic Opportunity as a Vehicle for Change » Entrepreneur, investor, social innovator Richelieu Dennis ’91 addresses the need for access, capital, and expertise in order for entrepreneurs to create economic opportunity.
Looking for a Babson Entrepreneur? Go to the Coasts
Looking for a Babson Entrepreneur? Go to the Coasts » Businesses run by Babson students, alumni, and community members are thriving domestically and internationally. From coast to coast, Babson entrepreneurs are participating in competitive accelerators and scaling their businesses to increase their impact.
What Exactly Does It Do? Female Entrepreneurs on the Art of the Technology Pitch
What Exactly Does It Do? Female Entrepreneurs on the Art of the Technology Pitch » Complicated technology, a landscape stacked against you, and lots of unknown territory. These female entrepreneurs are giving advice on how to pitch your tech company to wow investors.
The Key to Economic Growth? Local Entrepreneurship
The Key to Economic Growth? Local Entrepreneurship » Can entrepreneurship save economies? If you ask Daniel Isenberg, the answer will always be yes.
Failure: Just What the Doctor Ordered
Failure: Just What the Doctor Ordered » We’ve all heard the stories—Steve Jobs was fired from Apple, Oprah was let go from her first television job, and Steven Spielberg was rejected from film school multiple times. From these great failures came great success. But can failure work for everyone?