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.
Admitted Students are Ready to Launch This article contains a photo gallery
Admitted Students are Ready to Launch » Nearly 350 admitted students and 800 guests ventured to Babson’s Wellesley campus on April 12 for Launch Babson.
Ideas and Inspiration at Babson’s First Founders Summit
Ideas and Inspiration at Babson’s First Founders Summit » Babson’s first Founder’s Summit was a day filled with inspiration, advice, and ideas from entrepreneurs of all kinds, including successful serial entrepreneur Tim DeMello ’81, P’18.
Michael Ioffe’s Conversation Became a World-Changing Idea
Michael Ioffe’s Conversation Became a World-Changing Idea » A series of conversations with students in Yemen left Michael Ioffe ’21 with an idea—that text messages could be used to bridge the digital learning access gap.
Seniors Named <em>Poets & Quants</em> Best and Brightest
Seniors Named Poets & Quants Best and Brightest » Scholars and student leaders Adam Kershner ’19 and Leslie Parra ’19 were named the Best and Brightest Business Majors by Poets & Quants.
Brian Barefoot Athletics Challenge Reaches New Heights
Brian Barefoot Athletics Challenge Reaches New Heights » In this year’s Brian Barefoot Athletics Challenge, more than 1,800 donors contributed more than $170,000—both all-time highs.
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.
Class of 2022 Debuts FME Ventures This article contains a photo gallery
Class of 2022 Debuts FME Ventures » Miss the FME Expo? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Browse our gallery to meet the class of 2022's FME ventures, the products they’re selling, and the causes they’re promoting.
Global Business Leader Akio Toyoda MBA’82 to Deliver Graduate Centennial Commencement Address
Global Business Leader Akio Toyoda MBA’82 to Deliver Graduate Centennial Commencement Address » Global business leader and Babson alumnus Akio Toyoda MBA’82, president of Toyota Motor Corporation, will address Babson’s graduate Class of 2019 as their Centennial Commencement speaker on Saturday, May 18.
Unveiling Babson’s Presidential Portraits This article contains a photo gallery
Unveiling Babson’s Presidential Portraits » To celebrate all the Presidents have done to shape the Babson's first century, the College honored them by commissioning presidential portraits.
99 Percent of Babson’s Class of 2018 is Employed or in Graduate School
99 Percent of Babson’s Class of 2018 is Employed or in Graduate School » Outcomes data highlights the results of Babson's professional development programs, industry partnerships, and career readiness initiatives that prepare students for success and lifelong learning and fulfillment.