Tag: Social Innovation

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From Commander to Student to Fellow to CEO
From Commander to Student to Fellow to CEO » As graduation approached for Prakash Veenam MBA '18, he took advantage of a summer fellowship offered through the Leonard A. Schlesinger Fund for Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship. That fellowship paved the way for Veenam to become CEO just three months later.
Storytelling for Social Justice in Flint and Beyond
Storytelling for Social Justice in Flint and Beyond » Melissa Denizard ’20 fell in love with filmmaking in high school. Her latest project? A documentary on Flint, Michigan's water crisis.
Can Entrepreneurship Reduce Recidivism? This Babson Professor Says Yes
Can Entrepreneurship Reduce Recidivism? This Babson Professor Says Yes » How can we reduce the exorbitant rate of recidivism in the United States? Babson Professor Elizabeth Swanson believes entrepreneurship is the answer.
For Kingston Creative, Revitalizing a City Relies on Entrepreneurship
For Kingston Creative, Revitalizing a City Relies on Entrepreneurship » Kingston Creative is an initiative whose stated goal is no less than the revitalization of an entire city. But it’s all in a day’s work for Jennifer Bailey, assistant professor of technology and operations management.
In the Classroom, Students Design for Sustainable Social Impact
In the Classroom, Students Design for Sustainable Social Impact » Through a collaborative class, students at Babson, Olin, and Wellesley Colleges learn to use design and entrepreneurship to address the well-being of people living in poverty.
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.
What is Social Impact?
What is Social Impact? » How do you create economic and social value simultaneously? It takes a culture that sees differently, thinks differently, and acts differently. It requires a mindset that cultivates breakthrough interactions to activate and scale positive social impact.
The Future of Sustainability is in the Hands of Entrepreneurs
The Future of Sustainability is in the Hands of Entrepreneurs » In seeking to understand adoption rate of environmentally friendlier buildings, Siddharth Vedula found a riveting case for sustainability entrepreneurs everywhere.
Caryl Stern’s Lessons on Life and Leadership
Caryl Stern’s Lessons on Life and Leadership » In the story of Caryl Stern’s life, there’s a theme prevalent in each and every chapter: putting children first.
Growing Plants to Grow Students with Stephen Ritz
Growing Plants to Grow Students with Stephen Ritz » Stephen Ritz's Green Bronx Machine uses the power of a plant to transform communities that are fragmented and marginalized into neighborhoods that are inclusive and thriving.