Babson Magazine

Winter 2016

News, Notes + Nods


David Cohen ’95

David Cohen (right), executive director of Doc Wayne Youth Services, emails, “In September I accepted the award for Influential Leader and Model for Others Making Communities Healthier Through Sport from Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a foundation focused on health and health care. This award recognized Doc Wayne for its work with youth struggling with mental health issues.” David also is founder of Playing It Forward (, a nonprofit that provides sports equipment to disadvantaged children worldwide.