Babson Magazine

Summer 2014

News, Notes + Nods


Ryan Holbrook ’08

Ryan Holbrook (left) is a member of the board of directors of Valpo Surf Project, a nonprofit organization that combines surfing instruction with academic mentoring to reach at-risk youth in Valparaiso, Chile. Ryan emails, “I’m shown in the surf in Valparaiso with a young student, Sofia. VSP empowers students with tools—such as English language skills and environmental education—to help them better their lives and communities. I have been a key strategist for VSP and have worked out of its Cambridge, Mass., headquarters and in Valparaiso since the organization’s inception in 2010.”