Author: Leslie Macmillan

Research Shows Women Entrepreneurs Are Key to Inclusive Economic Growth
Research Shows Women Entrepreneurs Are Key to Inclusive Economic Growth » A new report from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor reveals the breadth and value of women entrepreneurs and provides the first snapshot of the pandemic’s toll on them.
Consumers Seek Old Comfort in New Nostalgia Products
Consumers Seek Old Comfort in New Nostalgia Products » Old-fashioned and low-tech products such as brick phones and gaming consoles are popular once again. Babson consumer behavior expert Lauren Beitelspacher explains how nostalgia fuels this phenomenon.
New Faculty Award Funds Study of Healthcare Inequity in the United States
New Faculty Award Funds Study of Healthcare Inequity in the United States » An interdisciplinary team of Babson professors has begun researching the growing disparity in access to good healthcare in the United States, funded by a new faculty scholarship from The Blank School.
Fueled by Love of Art, Babson Student Finds Novel Application for NFTs
Fueled by Love of Art, Babson Student Finds Novel Application for NFTs » Magnus Aske ’23 came up with a project involving fundraising and the antiquities collection of a foreign country. When the deal goes through, “It will be one of the biggest early landmark sales in NFTs so far,” he says.
How ‘Expeditionary Entrepreneurship’ Can Aid Disaster Response
How ‘Expeditionary Entrepreneurship’ Can Aid Disaster Response » Babson alumnus Jesse Levin uses a concept he calls “expeditionary entrepreneurship” to aid in crisis operations through volunteer humanitarian assistance, disaster response, and emergency economic stability work.
Kevin Richardson: Building Trust and Helping All Students
Kevin Richardson: Building Trust and Helping All Students » Det. Sgt. Kevin Richardson exemplifies the Babson Public Safety Department’s human and personal approach to protecting everyone in the College community.
Remembering 9/11, 20 Years Later
Remembering 9/11, 20 Years Later » Twenty years after three Babson College alumni lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, we honor and remember them. "Each year, we should make sure that every generation of Americans knows what happened that day.”
Prize-Winning First-Year Student Motivated by More than Profit
Prize-Winning First-Year Student Motivated by More than Profit » With a passion for entrepreneurship, José Rodriguez Jr. ’25 comes to Babson with plans to grow his unique clothing line, Tasium, and help people with autism, like his brother, manage anxiety.
Babson Alumnus Brings Entrepreneurial Spirit to Nation’s First Major Offshore Wind Farm
Babson Alumnus Brings Entrepreneurial Spirit to Nation’s First Major Offshore Wind Farm » Álvaro Ortega Sebastián MBA’15 is the chief operating officer of Vineyard Wind, the nation’s first large-scale wind farm. The wind farm, located on Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, was greenlighted by the Federal government last May and could be an important bellwether for clean energy providers in the United States.
Babson and Iraqi Students Team Up to Tackle Public Health Problems During COVID-19
Babson and Iraqi Students Team Up to Tackle Public Health Problems During COVID-19 » Three Babson students spent six weeks this summer teaming up with college students in Iraq to study COVID-19’s most vexing public health problems, including vaccine hesitancy.
Cybercrime: Bain Expert Offers 3 Tips to Thwart Attacks
Cybercrime: Bain Expert Offers 3 Tips to Thwart Attacks » Cybercrime expert Mark Sutton MBA'09 gave a webinar at Babson's Miami campus on how companies can prevent attacks.
Building a More Diverse Pipeline, from the MBA to the Boardroom and Beyond
Building a More Diverse Pipeline, from the MBA to the Boardroom and Beyond » Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) is a career development organization that seeks to equip minorities with the skills to be successful in business school and beyond.