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The Problem Solvers
From Babson Magazine
The Problem Solvers » As Babson expands its focus on entrepreneurial leadership, its alumni are tackling some of the world’s biggest problems—from uniting a divided island to leveling the playing field. Here’s how they’re doing it.
The Power of the Alumni Network
From Babson Magazine
The Power of the Alumni Network » The Class of 2022 joined the Babson alumni network of more than 43,000 graduates across 125 countries. We caught up with a few alumni, including one of their newest members, about the power of the network.
An Entrepreneurial Showcase
An Entrepreneurial Showcase » The student and alumni entrepreneurs in Babson’s Summer Venture Program spend weeks building their startups. The program concludes with a showcase highlighting all of their work.
A Gym That’s Inclusive of All
A Gym That’s Inclusive of All » A Boston gym co-founded by Babson MBA graduates, Inclusive Fitness is dedicated to the needs of individuals who are neurodivergent, an often overlooked population.
Babson College Surpasses a Record $400 Million in Centennial Campaign
Babson College Surpasses a Record $400 Million in Centennial Campaign » The impact of the ongoing Centennial Campaign, already the most successful in Babson’s history, will be felt across the community. The ultimate goal is to raise $500 million.
Alumna Author Channels Recovery into Entrepreneurial Career
Alumna Author Channels Recovery into Entrepreneurial Career » Author Laura McKowen MBA’06 carves out a successful new career path as CEO of The Luckiest Club, a global sobriety support community.
Support The Fund for Babson This article contains a video
Support The Fund for Babson » The Fund for Babson provides vital support for students, faculty, and the campus. As the College’s fiscal year concludes, here’s your chance to lend your support.
News, Notes, and Nods: In Memoriam
From Babson Magazine
News, Notes, and Nods: In Memoriam » Remembering the alumni and members of the Babson community who have passed recently and included in the Summer 2022 edition of Babson Magazine.
News, Notes, and Nods: Undergraduates
From Babson Magazine
News, Notes, and Nods: Undergraduates » The latest news, notes, and nods from Babson's undergraduate alumni in the Summer 2022 edition of Babson Magazine.
News, Notes, and Nods: Graduates
From Babson Magazine
News, Notes, and Nods: Graduates » The latest news, notes, and nods from Babson's graduate alumni in the Summer 2022 edition of Babson Magazine.
The Lessons of Juneteenth Through Stories, Poetry, and Song
The Lessons of Juneteenth Through Stories, Poetry, and Song » Members of Babson’s community gather to commemorate the new federal holiday and share their perspectives on the event’s theme, “Where do we go from here?”
Nine on IX: Babson Student-Athletes on the Impact of Title IX
From Babson Magazine
Nine on IX: Babson Student-Athletes on the Impact of Title IX » On the 50th anniversary of Title IX, we reached out to nine Babson student-athlete alumni and coaches for their reflections on the role college athletics played in their personal and professional development.
The Alumni Adventurers
The Alumni Adventurers » Alexander von Cramm ’86 and Michael McStravock ’14 pursued challenges that are demanding and daring. One climbed the Seven Summits, while the other ran solo across America.
Babson Global Scholar Grad Finds Hope, Safety After Ukraine Escape
Babson Global Scholar Grad Finds Hope, Safety After Ukraine Escape » Anna Saltykova ’21 fled Ukraine shortly after Russia launched a full-scale invasion. Here's how she and her mom found refuge and a new job, thanks in part to her fellow Global Scholars from Babson.
An LGBTQ+ Leader, Shaun McMahon Takes Pride in Creating Change
An LGBTQ+ Leader, Shaun McMahon Takes Pride in Creating Change » Shaun McMahon ’90 thrived while at Babson. Now, one of Massachusetts’ prominent openly gay business owners is fostering opportunities for the LGBTQ+ community on campus and beyond.
Two Babson Alumni Named Tech Power Players
Two Babson Alumni Named Tech Power Players » The Boston Globe named Mike Massaro ’00, CEO of Flywire, and Mike Salguero MBA’10, founder and CEO of ButcherBox, to the inaugural list of top people in the Massachusetts technology industry.
Three Ventures Earn Cash Awards at the Fast Track Showcase
Three Ventures Earn Cash Awards at the Fast Track Showcase » Three Babson College ventures were awarded cash prizes last week at the 2022 Fast Track Showcase, which highlighted the work of the Butler Launch Pad’s Fast Track Cohort.
Winning Venture at eMerge Americas’ Competition Includes Two Babson Alumni
Winning Venture at eMerge Americas’ Competition Includes Two Babson Alumni » Two Babson College alumni are part of the winning venture at the eMerge Americas Startup Showcase x Startup Showdown Grand Finale.
TicketRev Wins ePitch—and $100,000
TicketRev Wins ePitch—and $100,000 » Jason Shatsky ’21, CEO and founder of TicketRev, won ePitch and its $100,000 grand prize—Babson’s largest winning prize—during the finale at eMerge Americas in Miami.
Problem-Solving Ventures Win B.E.T.A. Challenge Grand Prizes
Problem-Solving Ventures Win B.E.T.A. Challenge Grand Prizes » Nathalya Mamane MBA’21, Connor Harbison MBA’22, and Samantha Azu ’22 earned the three grand prizes at Babson College’s signature business competition with their unique, problem-solving ventures.
Closing the Wealth Gap Through Entrepreneurship
Closing the Wealth Gap Through Entrepreneurship » A panel of alumni experts at the Black Unity Summit share their keys to success to helping close the wealth gap for Black entrepreneurs.
B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists Innovating in Education Technology
B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists Innovating in Education Technology » Two of the B.E.T.A. Challenge finalists—Mauricio Nogueira Silverio ’24 of iDuk and Alexander Deeb ’14 of ClassHook—offer their insights on the edtech space and their ventures.
New Name, New Opportunity for the Bertarelli Institute for Family Entrepreneurship
New Name, New Opportunity for the Bertarelli Institute for Family Entrepreneurship » With the expertise and support of Ernesto Bertarelli ’89, the rebranded Bertarelli Institute for Family Entrepreneurship looks to increase connections among Babson’s alumni, students, their families, and their businesses.
The Return of Babson’s ePitch
The Return of Babson’s ePitch » As ePitch returns this month, we catch up with Joanna Geisinger Devin MBA’17 and her company, Torq Interface, which won the inaugural ePitch competition in 2019.
Nine Finalists Selected for 2022 B.E.T.A. Challenge
Nine Finalists Selected for 2022 B.E.T.A. Challenge » Nine finalists have been selected to compete in Babson College's 2022 B.E.T.A. Challenge Finale on Thursday, April 14 at Olin Hall.
How to Win the B.E.T.A. Challenge
How to Win the B.E.T.A. Challenge » Former judges in Babson College’s annual business competition offer their advice on how competitors can win the prestigious contest and prosper into the future.
Leading a Community of Women Entrepreneurs
Leading a Community of Women Entrepreneurs » As the executive director of the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, and founder of the Black Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership program, Shakenna Williams ’94 continues to increase access and opportunities for all women.
A Basketball Trailblazer and Champion for Women
A Basketball Trailblazer and Champion for Women » As the first woman vice president with the Boston Celtics, Mackenzie Silverio Henderson ’00 demonstrates the value of diversity in male-dominated fields.
Barefoot Athletics Challenge Receives Record-Breaking Support
Barefoot Athletics Challenge Receives Record-Breaking Support » The Babson community stepped up in unprecedented numbers to support the annual Barefoot Athletics Challenge last week. A total of 1,841 donors gave $235,320—both record amounts.
Babson MS Career Outcomes Reflect the Power of a Strong Network
Babson MS Career Outcomes Reflect the Power of a Strong Network » Babson’s newest and soon-to-be Master of Science graduates attribute their job-search success to many facets of their Babson experience.
From Banks to Beans: Career Switch Brews Up Flavorful Coffee Venture
From Banks to Beans: Career Switch Brews Up Flavorful Coffee Venture » Lucas Webb ’13 quit his job in finance to launch a direct market coffee company designed to showcase the bean’s full flavor.
On MLK Legacy Day, a Call to Action
On MLK Legacy Day, a Call to Action » Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award winners reflect on James Blake’s keynote address at Babson’s MLK Legacy Day event.
Expanding Entrepreneurial Leadership into Law Enforcement
Expanding Entrepreneurial Leadership into Law Enforcement » Babson President Stephen Spinelli Jr. MBA’92, PhD, meets with city officials in his hometown of Springfield to discuss the impact of B-AGILE Blue Skies, a new training program for police officers.
New Technology Races Equine Industry into the Future
New Technology Races Equine Industry into the Future » Two Babson graduates broke into the tradition-bound equine market with horse sale and management software to track schedules, medical records, invoices, and barn calendars.
Miami: Portrait of an Entrepreneurial City
Miami: Portrait of an Entrepreneurial City » From its pro-business policies to its rich cultural diversity, Miami is a vibrant, supportive city to launch and grow a venture, say Babson alumni.
Card Game Reshuffles the Deck on Immigrant Experience
Card Game Reshuffles the Deck on Immigrant Experience » Two Babson Class of 2021 graduates created Unspoken Words, a card game designed to spark meaningful conversations within immigrant families.
Babson Class of 2021 Impresses with Historic Career Outcomes
Babson Class of 2021 Impresses with Historic Career Outcomes » The undergraduate Class of 2021 earned the highest average starting salary in Babson history, and nearly all members of the class are employed or continuing their education, six months after graduation.
Babson MBA Graduate Takes Uncommon Path to Education Equity
Babson MBA Graduate Takes Uncommon Path to Education Equity » Preshika Jain MBA’21 used her experiences and connections through Babson College’s Uncommon Table to develop an ed tech product that would improve equity in education.
A Cancer Diagnosis Launches an Entrepreneurial Journey
A Cancer Diagnosis Launches an Entrepreneurial Journey » After her cancer diagnosis, Elissa Kalver ’09 started a nonprofit, We Got This, that aims to help family and friends better support their loved ones dealing with the disease.
How We Can Carry on MLK’s Legacy
How We Can Carry on MLK’s Legacy » On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Babson College community leaders reflect on his legacy and the actions we can take to advance social justice.
Net Gain: From Babson to Financial Freedom
Net Gain: From Babson to Financial Freedom » After leaving behind her professional tennis career, Sunitha Rao ’14 sought financial independence. In the conclusion of this two-part series, we discover how she found it.
When Your Career Ends at 23: From the Olympics to Babson
When Your Career Ends at 23: From the Olympics to Babson » In this two-part series, we look at the life and career of Sunitha Rao ’14, who was pushed into tennis at a young age and then found herself, tired and nearly broke, having to start over.
Photos: The Feel-Good Moments of 2021
Photos: The Feel-Good Moments of 2021 » Commencement ceremonies for two classes. A more-traditional campus experience. 25 years of being No. 1. 2021 had it all.
The Collection That Connects Babson and Isaac Newton
From Babson Magazine
The Collection That Connects Babson and Isaac Newton » The College’s extraordinary collection of historic books, manuscripts, artifacts, and more not only represents a symbolic connection to Sir Isaac Newton but also offers inspiration in the classroom and beyond.
With New Director, Babson College Institute Pioneers Franchising Education
With New Director, Babson College Institute Pioneers Franchising Education » Few institutions have franchising education programs. Ab Igram MBA’96 arrives at Babson College on a mission to change that.
When Dynasties and Legends Roamed Campus
From Babson Magazine
When Dynasties and Legends Roamed Campus » Babson College's sports history includes more than five NCAA championships. It also has hosted a parade of pro sports teams and legends such as Bill Russell and Diego Maradona.
The Enduring Power of eTower
From Babson Magazine
The Enduring Power of eTower » Babson’s first living-learning community endures because of committed leaders who carry on the legacy and make eTower a true home for student entrepreneurs.
From the President: The Power of Community and Collaboration
From Babson Magazine
From the President: The Power of Community and Collaboration » Nowhere is the power of community and collaboration more evident than at eTower, an inspiration for the Entrepreneurial Leadership Village. Entrepreneurs thrive and great companies are scaled in such supportive environments.
The Gift of Scholarship
The Gift of Scholarship » Investing in Babson students through scholarships provides enormous opportunities, impacting not only the recipients’ lives but also the College community as a whole.
Babson Grad’s Nonprofit Empowers Entrepreneurs in Haiti
Babson Grad’s Nonprofit Empowers Entrepreneurs in Haiti » Rebecca Obounou MBA’17 started a nonprofit to help mostly women entrepreneurs in rural Haiti. Now, her company will become the philanthropic arm of a new rum venture.
The Babson MBA Class of 2021 Is in a Class of Its Own
The Babson MBA Class of 2021 Is in a Class of Its Own » In a year full of uncertainty, Babson’s newest MBA graduates were in high demand at top-tier companies across industry sectors.
What Is the Most Effective Way to Make a Difference?
What Is the Most Effective Way to Make a Difference? » After a stint in the nonprofit sector, Babson alumna Evadne Cokeh MBA’17 came to the corporate world of ButcherBox, intent on making a social and environmental impact.
Avoiding Drama: How Entrepreneurial Families Can Learn from ‘Succession’
Avoiding Drama: How Entrepreneurial Families Can Learn from ‘Succession’ » The HBO hit series “Succession” offers lots of binge-worthy entertainment but few good business role models. Here are some real-world examples that illustrate how entrepreneurial families can succeed without the drama.
Live from Babson: It’s Rocket Pitch
Live from Babson: It’s Rocket Pitch » More than 40 teams of student and alumni entrepreneurs pitch their business endeavors at the signature Babson event.
Gerald Watson ’76 and the Babson Black Alumni Alliance
Gerald Watson ’76 and the Babson Black Alumni Alliance » The founding chair of the Babson Black Alumni Alliance discusses how the new organization will serve Babson’s Black alumni and reflects on the College’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
News, Notes, and Nods: In Memoriam
From Babson Magazine
News, Notes, and Nods: In Memoriam » Remembering the alumni and members of the Babson community who have passed recently and included in the Winter 2021–2022 edition of Babson Magazine.
News, Notes, and Nods: Undergraduates
From Babson Magazine
News, Notes, and Nods: Undergraduates » The latest news, notes, and nods from Babson's undergraduate alumni in the Winter 2021-2022 edition of Babson Magazine.
News, Notes, and Nods: Graduates
From Babson Magazine
News, Notes, and Nods: Graduates » The latest news, notes, and nods from Babson's graduate alumni in the Winter 2021–2022 edition of Babson Magazine.
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.
PHOTOS: Family, Friends, and Feel-Good Moments Highlight Back to Babson 2021
PHOTOS: Family, Friends, and Feel-Good Moments Highlight Back to Babson 2021 » Alumni, parents, students, and friends reunited on campus for Back to Babson, sharing a picture-perfect weekend of gatherings and celebrations.
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.”
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.
Make Your Mark: Babson’s Most Important Fundraising Day
Make Your Mark: Babson’s Most Important Fundraising Day » Make Your Mark, the annual day of giving for the Babson community, kicks off September 8 at noon. It is the College’s most important fundraising day of the year.
The Show Always Goes on with the Babson Players
From Babson Magazine
The Show Always Goes on with the Babson Players » Generations of actors have performed with the Babson Players, the student-run theater group founded in 1948. Alumni reflect on the thrills and hard work of taking the stage.
Why an MD Decided to Pursue an MBA
Why an MD Decided to Pursue an MBA » Faced with many consolidations and changes, the healthcare industry has grown increasingly complex. To better understand medicine’s business side, Dr. Ricardo Cury MBA’21 came to Babson.
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.
Babson’s New Board Chair and the Power of Creating Opportunities
Babson’s New Board Chair and the Power of Creating Opportunities » Jeffery Perry ’87, P’23 brings a wealth of experiences and a unique perspective as an alumnus and parent of a student to his new role as chair of the Babson Board of Trustees.
Picture Perfect: The Class of 2021
From Babson Magazine
Picture Perfect: The Class of 2021 » On a glorious weekend in May, the Class of 2021—filled with gratitude and pride—gathers for Commencement and reflects on its accomplishments after a year marked by challenges and uncertainty.
From the President: The Era of Entrepreneurial Leadership Is upon Us
From Babson Magazine
From the President: The Era of Entrepreneurial Leadership Is upon Us » President Stephen Spinelli says the graduates of the Class of 2021 are the leaders the world needs now, ready to innovate, seek opportunity, solve problems, lead with empathy, and catalyze change.
When an Entrepreneur Decided to Take on Cancer
When an Entrepreneur Decided to Take on Cancer » Inspired by the memory of his mother, Aldo Carrascoso MBA’08 co-founded InterVenn, a life sciences company developing a much-needed diagnostic test for ovarian cancer.
How to Take a Company Public
How to Take a Company Public » Reflecting on a recent IPO, Flywire’s Mike Massaro ’00 and NASDAQ’s Karen Snow ’93 share their insights on how to take a company public.
Introducing the Tariq Farid Franchise Institute at Babson College
Introducing the Tariq Farid Franchise Institute at Babson College » Somia Farid Silber ’15, vice president of e-commerce at Edible Brands, discusses how the new institute is a major opportunity for Babson and the future of franchising education.
Being Out in Business School
Being Out in Business School » To be open about one’s true self isn’t always easy, particularly in the business world. Working with organizations such as ROMBA and the Out Network, alumni describe how Babson’s supportive LGBTQ+ community seeks to change that.
Taking His Expertise in Environmental Justice to the White House
Taking His Expertise in Environmental Justice to the White House » Recently appointed to a White House Environmental Justice Council, Kyle Whyte ’01 has brought his unique perspectives to the federal level.
News, Notes, and Nods: In Memoriam
From Babson Magazine
News, Notes, and Nods: In Memoriam » Remembering the alumni and members of the Babson community who have passed recently and included in the Summer 2021 edition of Babson Magazine.
News, Notes, and Nods: Undergraduates
From Babson Magazine
News, Notes, and Nods: Undergraduates » The latest news, notes, and nods from Babson's undergraduate alumni in the Summer 2021 edition of Babson Magazine.
News, Notes, and Nods: Graduates
From Babson Magazine
News, Notes, and Nods: Graduates » The latest news, notes, and nods from Babson's graduate alumni in the Summer 2021 edition of Babson Magazine.
The Alumni Influencers Who Help Drive Participation
From Babson Magazine
The Alumni Influencers Who Help Drive Participation » The College’s participation is on the rise, thanks in large part to the Babson believers who keep the alumni connected.
33 Reasons to Give to Babson
33 Reasons to Give to Babson » To support the College's goal of 33% alumni donor participation—an important metric when it comes to college rankings—here are 33 ways that alumni support helps Babson thrive.
Richelieu Dennis Jr. ’91 on Finding Inspiration Amid Uncertainty
Richelieu Dennis Jr. ’91 on Finding Inspiration Amid Uncertainty » Richelieu Dennis Jr. ’91 returns to Babson to share his experiences and perspectives with the undergraduate Class of 2020 and receive his honorary doctorate.
Memorable Commencement Experiences on Tap for Two Unforgettable Classes
Memorable Commencement Experiences on Tap for Two Unforgettable Classes » Babson College will graduate the Class of 2021 and welcome back the Class of 2020 in a series of ceremonies across three May weekends.
Trio of Babson Businesses Earn B.E.T.A. Challenge Grand Prizes
Trio of Babson Businesses Earn B.E.T.A. Challenge Grand Prizes » Aakash Shah MBA'21, Aria Mustary '21, and Michael Freyer MS'16 won Babson College’s prestigious business competition with their problem-solving ventures that have global and social impact.
Babson Bestows New Award Honoring Family Entrepreneurs to Ernesto Bertarelli ’89
Babson Bestows New Award Honoring Family Entrepreneurs to Ernesto Bertarelli ’89 » The Babson-Camus Global Family Entrepreneurship Award was created by Babson’s Institute for Family Entrepreneurship in partnership with Cyril Camus ’91.
Jamie Siminoff ’99 and the Power of Entrepreneurial Thinking
Jamie Siminoff ’99 and the Power of Entrepreneurial Thinking » An honorary degree recipient this year, Jamie Siminoff '99, the famed founder and inventor of Ring, now is helping bring entrepreneurial thinking to the field of medicine.
Women-Led Teams Working to Empower Women
Women-Led Teams Working to Empower Women » Three of the nine 2021 B.E.T.A. Challenge finalists share common ground as women-led companies seeking solutions to help women around the world.
B.E.T.A. Challenge Powered by Babson Faculty’s Expertise
B.E.T.A. Challenge Powered by Babson Faculty’s Expertise » The Blank Center for Entrepreneurship’s annual B.E.T.A. Challenge business competition succeeds thanks to one of Babson College’s greatest assets: its faculty.
Five Regions, Five Days: Entrepreneurial Leadership Everywhere This article contains a video
Five Regions, Five Days: Entrepreneurial Leadership Everywhere » Featuring an impressive list of esteemed speakers, the sixth edition of Babson Connect: Worldwide takes the College community around the world in five days.
The Pandemic Sparks an Entrepreneurial Boom
The Pandemic Sparks an Entrepreneurial Boom » The tumult of the past year has not scared away entrepreneurs from pursuing their startups. On the contrary, entrepreneurial activity has seen a sharp uptick.
How Freelancers Are Taking Control of Their Careers
How Freelancers Are Taking Control of Their Careers » In his career, Matthew Mottola MSEL’17 has focused on supporting and empowering freelance and remote workers. Now, he has a new book exploring the future of work.
Amanda Strong ’87 Drives Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Babson
Amanda Strong ’87 Drives Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Babson » MLK Leadership Alumni Award winner Amanda Strong ‘87 has helped Babson transform its Board of Trustees to include more diverse perspectives.
The Enduring Impact of MLK Leadership Award Winners
The Enduring Impact of MLK Leadership Award Winners » Alumni winners of Babson’s Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award continue to honor his legacy and share their thoughts on fulfilling his vision.
How a Breakup Spurred a New Venture
How a Breakup Spurred a New Venture » After leaving an unhappy relationship, Juliette Swann MSEL’19 founded Birdy, a dating app that aims to help users find better matches.
Back at Babson, Shay Brings Unique Perspective
Back at Babson, Shay Brings Unique Perspective » Jeffrey P. Shay ’87, MBA’91 returns as the new executive director for academic operations at Babson College's The Arthur M. Blank School for Entrepreneurial Leadership.
Taking Action on Diversity and Inclusion
Taking Action on Diversity and Inclusion » As U.S. chair and senior partner at PwC and co-founder of CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, Tim Ryan ’88 uses his entrepreneurial skills to raise awareness and effect change.
Planting the Seeds for Financial Empowerment
Planting the Seeds for Financial Empowerment » Through her nonprofit, Seeds of Fortune, Nitiya Walker ’14 seeks to empower young women of color through financial knowledge.
People of Babson: Grace Carew ’16
People of Babson: Grace Carew ’16 » As an alumna, staff member, and even occasionally the mascot, Grace Carew ’16 knows all about keeping the Babson community connected, especially online.
The Wide, Widening World of Esports
The Wide, Widening World of Esports » Esports continue to grow in popularity. At Babson, an esports club offers students competition and camaraderie, while an alumnus has become a major player in the industry.
When Making Masks Proves Purposeful and Personal
When Making Masks Proves Purposeful and Personal » For Babson-built Mighty Well, expanding into the production of face masks was no pivot. It was purposeful and personal.
Advancement Spotlight: The Gift of Time
From Babson Magazine
Advancement Spotlight: The Gift of Time » Babson alumni are quick to Give Back to Others, one of the core values of Arthur M. Blank '63, H'98. Here are a few who make Babson better by giving back.
A Box of Babson Businesses
A Box of Babson Businesses » Ivan Sene MBA’21 partnered with more than a dozen Babson-founded business owners to feature their ventures in one single product.
Black Student Union at 50: Its Impact, Meaning, and Future
From Babson Magazine
Black Student Union at 50: Its Impact, Meaning, and Future » Fifty years after Eric Johnson ’72, P’08 founded Babson's Black Student Union, current student leaders reflect on its impact, its meaning, and its future.
The Blank Blueprint for the Future of Entrepreneurial Leadership
From Babson Magazine
The Blank Blueprint for the Future of Entrepreneurial Leadership » With his core values as the cornerstone, Arthur M. Blank ’63, H’98 and Babson College —thanks to a game-changing $50 million gift—are laying the groundwork to inspire and shape the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders.
From the President: Welcoming Arthur M. Blank Home
From Babson Magazine
From the President: Welcoming Arthur M. Blank Home » President Stephen Spinelli on Arthur M. Blank's visit: "Our shared vision for The Blank School will amplify entrepreneurial leadership on a global scale."
Extra! Extra! Read all about … Babson Free Press
From Babson Magazine
Extra! Extra! Read all about … Babson Free Press » As The Babson Free Press marks its 50th anniversary, former staff members reflect on a time when the College's student newspaper was an invaluable source.
Seeking a Babson Alumni-Founded Business? Look to Babson Street
Seeking a Babson Alumni-Founded Business? Look to Babson Street » Featuring everything from apparel and fashion, beverages, eCommerce sites, restaurants, luxury hotels, and more, Babson Street is the College’s "marketplace" of alumni-founded businesses.
5 Things the Next Gen Should Do When Joining a Family Business
5 Things the Next Gen Should Do When Joining a Family Business » How can a next-generation leader successfully enter the family business? Lauri Union of the Institute for Family Entrepreneurship interviewed Babson alumni to find out.
Yes, You Can Create Positive Impact While Driving Financial Returns
Yes, You Can Create Positive Impact While Driving Financial Returns » To maximize their impact and solve pressing problems facing society today, entrepreneurial leaders are fostering collaboration, demonstrating creativity, and empowering others.
Experiencing Experiential Learning, Even from Afar
Experiencing Experiential Learning, Even from Afar » At Babson, experiential learning happens everywhere. This semester, students have worked to bring fresh ideas to film entrepreneurs and apparel companies.
Seizing the Moment to Help People Wade Through the Mental Health System
Seizing the Moment to Help People Wade Through the Mental Health System » Tapping into Babson resources, two recent MBA graduates launched a platform based on the premise that finding a therapist should not be difficult.
People of Babson: Gerri Randlett
People of Babson: Gerri Randlett » The assistant vice president for alumni engagement reflects on the value and importance of keeping the Babson alumni connected to the College.
People of Babson: Michael Bruny MBA’18
People of Babson: Michael Bruny MBA’18 » Babson’s resident renaissance man discusses his transition to employer brand strategist, the Babson Ebony Network, and, of course, his famous bowties.
News, Notes, and Nods: Undergraduates
From Babson Magazine
News, Notes, and Nods: Undergraduates » The latest news, notes, and nods from Babson's undergraduate alumni in the Winter 2020–2021 edition of Babson Magazine.
News, Notes, and Nods: Graduates
From Babson Magazine
News, Notes, and Nods: Graduates » The latest news, notes, and nods from Babson's graduate alumni in the Winter 2020–2021 edition of Babson Magazine.
News, Notes, and Nods: In Memoriam
From Babson Magazine
News, Notes, and Nods: In Memoriam » Remembering the members of the Babson community from the Winter 2020–2021 edition of Babson Magazine.
Babson Grads Hustle to Fill Home Fitness Need
Babson Grads Hustle to Fill Home Fitness Need » Two companies led by three Babson graduates are innovating the way athletes stay in shape and pursue their fitness goals.
Leading Change and Finding Scale Through Franchising
Leading Change and Finding Scale Through Franchising » Franchising provides a competitive advantage for entrepreneurial leaders seeking to drive impact in a human-centric way, according to Babson alumni.
Working at Facebook in 2020
Working at Facebook in 2020 » Christopher Maddox ’17 dreams of pursuing entrepreneurship, professorship, and public office. Right now? He’s working, and learning, inside Facebook in a year of social unrest.
Entrepreneurship Finds Roots in Families, Reveals GEM Report
Entrepreneurship Finds Roots in Families, Reveals GEM Report » Worldwide, 75% of entrepreneurs and 81% of established business owners are entrepreneurs, co-owning or managing their businesses with family members.
Lessons from the Blank Family of Businesses
Lessons from the Blank Family of Businesses » At a panel discussion with leaders from the Blank Family of Businesses, Arthur M. Blank ‘63 H’98 described listening and responding as the keys to entrepreneurial success.
People of Babson: Jon Anderson ’75
People of Babson: Jon Anderson ’75 » The legendary men’s soccer coach discusses keeping his players engaged during a pandemic, re-opening BRAC, and what Babson means to him.
In Business, and Education, Blank’s Core Values Drive Success
In Business, and Education, Blank’s Core Values Drive Success » From The Home Depot to the NFL and MLS, Arthur M. Blank ’63, H’98 has found success by putting the customer first, and stressing the importance of purpose.
At Babson College, Arthur Blank’s Values-Based Leadership Takes Center Stage This article contains a video
At Babson College, Arthur Blank’s Values-Based Leadership Takes Center Stage » Babson community members from around the world tuned in live to hear Arthur M. Blank ’63, H’98. discuss values-based, human-centric leadership at Babson, in Blank’s businesses, and beyond.
On a Mission to Become ‘The Greatest Entrepreneur of this Generation’
On a Mission to Become ‘The Greatest Entrepreneur of this Generation’ » WeThrive founder Daquan Oliver ’14 has worked to empower disenfranchised youth entrepreneurs, help countless ventures scale, and eliminate oppression.
Babson, Family Foundation Partner to Build Economic Inclusion for All
Babson, Family Foundation Partner to Build Economic Inclusion for All » Angeli Tarsadia Reddy ’09 and her family foundation have partnered with a Babson-led venture to uplift underserved populations from financial fragility.
The Ultimate Entrepreneur Makes the Ultimate Gift
The Ultimate Entrepreneur Makes the Ultimate Gift » With a $5 million commitment to Babson, Len and Lois Green are creating opportunities and funding projects that enable students to take action and learn by doing.
A Community for Life
A Community for Life » As Back to Babson moved online in this not-so-typical year, a Babson alumnus reflected on the strength and support of the Babson network in his life.
When Life Throws a Curveball This article contains a video
When Life Throws a Curveball » With her season cut short, Babson softball player Jacqueline Paul ‘20, MSBA’21 discovered an opportunity to pursue her dream.
This Founder’s Day, We Make Our Mark (And I Present a Challenge)
This Founder’s Day, We Make Our Mark (And I Present a Challenge) » As we forge ahead in uncertain times, President Spinelli reflects on a year of unimaginable change, and he challenges the community to unite in support of Babson's continued innovation, leadership, and impact.
Words of Wisdom: Alumni Advice to the Class of 2020
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Words of Wisdom: Alumni Advice to the Class of 2020 » Babson’s amazing alumni welcome the Class of 2020 to the alumni network with their best advice to the College's most recent graduates.
When the Community Has Your Back
When the Community Has Your Back » Supermarket owner Jeffrey Brown ’86 has long supported his stores’ communities. When social unrest affected his supermarkets, those communities, in turn, supported him.
The Best Entrepreneurial Leadership Traits, According to Mandy Bowman ’12
The Best Entrepreneurial Leadership Traits, According to Mandy Bowman ’12 » Official Black Wall Street founder Mandy Bowman ’12 shared her best entrepreneurial leadership traits as part of Babson’s Summer Catalyst Showcase.
Entrepreneurial Leaders Fuel the Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine
Entrepreneurial Leaders Fuel the Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine » From researchers to manufacturers, a look at the critical role that entrepreneurial leaders play in the high-stakes race for a COVID-19 vaccine.
GEM Data: Black Entrepreneurship Represents Highest Rate in U.S.
GEM Data: Black Entrepreneurship Represents Highest Rate in U.S. » The rate of Black entrepreneurship across the United States has intensified since 2014, and it’s because of innovators like Mandy Bowman ’12.
Inspiring Business Ideas from the Entrepreneurial Women of Babson
Inspiring Business Ideas from the Entrepreneurial Women of Babson » Are you looking to start a venture and need some inspiration? Delve into these business ideas from risk-taking, rule-breaking, status-quo-shaking women.
Community Responds with Record Year of Giving
Community Responds with Record Year of Giving » In a year of celebration and challenge, Babson alumni and supporters demonstrated their commitment with unprecedented levels of participation and giving.
Virtual Seminars Keep the Babson Community Connected
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Virtual Seminars Keep the Babson Community Connected » With online seminars and roundtables covering today’s unique challenges, the College has helped keep the community connected and learning from one another.
News, Notes, and Nods: Undergraduates
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News, Notes, and Nods: Undergraduates » The latest news, notes, and nods from Babson's undergraduate alumni in the Summer 2020 edition of Babson Magazine.
News, Notes, and Nods: Graduates
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News, Notes, and Nods: Graduates » The latest news, notes, and nods from Babson's graduate alumni in the Summer 2020 edition of Babson Magazine.
News, Notes, and Nods: In Memoriam
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News, Notes, and Nods: In Memoriam » Remembering the members of the Babson communities from the Summer 2020 edition of Babson Magazine.
Beaver Brau: Where Everyone Knew Your Name
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Beaver Brau: Where Everyone Knew Your Name » Remembering the origins of the popular Beaver Brau, the first watering hole on Babson's campus and the forerunner of the Roger's Pub & Grille of today.
Empowering Words for Women, By Women
Empowering Words for Women, By Women » A look back at some of the most empowering words for women, by women, at Babson.
Funding Our Future
Funding Our Future » Looking for a way to support students as they return to campus this fall? Donate to the Emergency Fund, or fund a care package that will be waiting for them when they arrive.
Hitting the Streets for Black Lives Matter
Hitting the Streets for Black Lives Matter » In the classroom, Professor Fred Opie talks about the organization needed to sustain social movements. Marching for Black Lives Matter, a former student saw that need firsthand.
Babson Celebrates Juneteenth During Historic Black Lives Matter Movement This article contains a video
Babson Celebrates Juneteenth During Historic Black Lives Matter Movement » The Babson community came together to celebrate the commemoration of the end of slavery in the U.S. and to unite in action toward a more inclusive society.
When One Babson Entrepreneur Helps Another
When One Babson Entrepreneur Helps Another » The founders of Cleancult had spent several years perfecting their product, but one hurdle still remained: finding investors. That’s when the co-founder of Bombas stepped up.
More Than Profits: The Importance of Integrated Sustainability
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More Than Profits: The Importance of Integrated Sustainability » At Babson, students are taught to make sustainability and social responsibility a central part of their careers and day-to-day lives.
Babson to Host Community-Wide Juneteenth Ceremony
Babson to Host Community-Wide Juneteenth Ceremony » Babson College will host a virtual Juneteenth celebration to commemorate the end of slavery in the U.S. and to continue to plan a path forward together.
Two Babson Grads, From Two Programs, Innovating Together Against COVID-19
Two Babson Grads, From Two Programs, Innovating Together Against COVID-19 » At a top Boston-area hospital, Hiyam Nadel MBA’13 and Nour Al-Sultan ’14 led innovation in the fight to eradicate coronavirus.
Help for When Your Career Path Turns Rocky
Help for When Your Career Path Turns Rocky » In the face of a tough job market, Babson is now offering alumni a wide variety of career resources, including webinars, online tools, and coaching.
Celebrating the Graduate Class of 2020 This article contains a video
Celebrating the Graduate Class of 2020 » They persevered and now they've been recognized. See the award winners from the graduate Class of 2020, and hear about the memories they made.
Arist Teams Up with Babson Health and Wellness to Deliver Free Text-Message Course
Arist Teams Up with Babson Health and Wellness to Deliver Free Text-Message Course » Babson’s Health and Wellness team joined together with its own student entrepreneurs to create an online course on social connection while social distancing.
The Joy of the Jigsaw Puzzle
The Joy of the Jigsaw Puzzle » White Mountain Puzzles, co-owned by Colin Wroblewski ’03, has seen a spike in sales as people seek an uplift from an unlikely source: jigsaw puzzles.
Meet the Poets & Quants Babson MBA Students to Watch
Meet the Poets & Quants Babson MBA Students to Watch » For their work in collaborating together to achieve success, these new Babson College graduates have been named to the Poets & Quants list of MBAs to Watch.
At Babson, Students Find Belonging and Community
At Babson, Students Find Belonging and Community » At the Students of Color and Black Student sendoffs, members of the Class of 2020 recounted how they found a home in the Babson College community.
A Win-Win: Virtual Internships Help Small Businesses
A Win-Win: Virtual Internships Help Small Businesses » Needham Bank needed to help local businesses receive their loans. Natalie Oakes ’21 needed an internship. The Babson connection brought them together.
Alumni, Friends Provide ‘Safety Net’ for Students
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Alumni, Friends Provide ‘Safety Net’ for Students » Babson College alumni, families, and friends from all over have overwhelmingly responded to support students during the global health crisis.
Vying for First in a Volatile Market
Vying for First in a Volatile Market » A global crisis and an unsteady stock market coincided with Babson’s Stock Picking Competition, providing students an experiential learning opportunity.
43,000 Beavers Strong: Welcome to the Network This article contains a video
43,000 Beavers Strong: Welcome to the Network » Babson alumni rolled out the green carpet to welcome the Class of 2020 with words of encouragement.
Babson Class of 2020 Honored at Degree Conferral
Babson Class of 2020 Honored at Degree Conferral » On Saturday, nearly 1,200 graduate and undergraduate students earned their Babson College degrees.
Feeding the Frontlines by Supporting Local Business This article contains a video
Feeding the Frontlines by Supporting Local Business » Members of the Babson community have launched initiatives large and small to provide meals for hospital workers and bolster struggling restaurants.
Bringing Comfort to New York City This article contains a video
Bringing Comfort to New York City » Bringing the Comfort, a U.S. Navy hospital ship, to New York City required lots of logistics and teamwork. Overseeing the effort was Rear Adm. John Mustin MBA’06.
Whatever It Takes
Whatever It Takes » Entrepreneurs have shifted their companies to address coronavirus-related needs, and in the process, have learned much about the effort required to pivot.
Babson Heroes: How the Community Adapted Quickly to Lend a Helping Hand
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Babson Heroes: How the Community Adapted Quickly to Lend a Helping Hand » Babson Heroes: How students, alumni, faculty, and students adapted quickly to lend a helping hand in the early days of the crisis
News, Notes, and Nods: Undergraduates
From Babson Magazine
News, Notes, and Nods: Undergraduates » The latest news, notes, and nods from Babson's undergraduate alumni in the Spring 2020 edition of Babson Magazine.
News, Notes, and Nods: Graduates
From Babson Magazine
News, Notes, and Nods: Graduates » The latest news, notes, and nods from Babson's graduate alumni in the Spring 2020 edition of Babson Magazine.
On Campus with Eric Crawley MBA’09
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On Campus with Eric Crawley MBA’09 » “It’s incredibly motivational," Eric Crawley MBA’09 says of his work coaching finance students as a member of the Cutler Center Mentor Program.
News, Notes, and Nods: Connections
From Babson Magazine
News, Notes, and Nods: Connections » The latest Connections from the Babson community in the Spring 2020 edition of Babson Magazine.
News, Notes, and Nods: In Memoriam
From Babson Magazine
News, Notes, and Nods: In Memoriam » Remembering the members of the Babson communities from the Spring 2020 edition of Babson Magazine.
Beaver Tales: The Roots of Giving Back at Babson
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Beaver Tales: The Roots of Giving Back at Babson » Three decades ago, a student-run organization called Get Into the Volunteer Experience, or GIVE, was first rallying students to think beyond campus to people in need.
Babson and Beyond: Saying Goodbye, but Pulling Together
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Babson and Beyond: Saying Goodbye, but Pulling Together » The latest news and updates from Babson and Beyond in the Spring 2020 edition of Babson Magazine.
From One Class to Another
From One Class to Another » In 2009, Babson graduates faced a job market wrecked by the Great Recession. They recently took time to reflect on those anxious days and offer advice to the Class of 2020.
Babson Entrepreneurs Win B.E.T.A. Challenge
Babson Entrepreneurs Win B.E.T.A. Challenge » Noah Doris ’20 of Goba Tea, Vaidehi Tembhekar MBA’21 of Busy Boda, and Aakaanksh Pothukutchi ’13 of Dash Beyond are the winners of the 2020 B.E.T.A. Challenge.
‘When There’s a Problem, There’s an Opportunity’
‘When There’s a Problem, There’s an Opportunity’ » Entrepreneurs Matt Nuernberger MBA ’10 and David Zamarin ’19 are in different businesses, yet share a common mission: retooling their operations to stay successful in response to the pandemic.
Lessons Learned During a Business Crisis
Lessons Learned During a Business Crisis » How can a company survive the turmoil created by the coronavirus pandemic? A CEO, who once pulled his organization through its own business crisis, offers a few strategies.
Discover with Babson
Discover with Babson » In the shift to online learning, the College came together to launch BabsonDiscover—an all-inclusive webinar series to meet the diverse learning needs of entrepreneurial leaders around the world.
A Pivot for Our Furry Friends
A Pivot for Our Furry Friends » Emily Lagasse MBA’15, founder of Petwell Supply, pivoted her business model in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
To Fill a Drastic Need
To Fill a Drastic Need » The family manufacturing firm of Matthew Boyd MBA’07 is shifting production to make urgently needed medical masks. “We feel an obligation to help,” says Boyd.
For Alumni, B.E.T.A. a Chance to Win Big and Give Back
For Alumni, B.E.T.A. a Chance to Win Big and Give Back » The impact of Babson’s global alumni network can be seen and felt in many ways throughout the duration of the annual B.E.T.A. Challenge.
Bauer CEO and Babson Alumnus Pivots Production with Purpose
Bauer CEO and Babson Alumnus Pivots Production with Purpose » You don’t need to be a founder to launch a successful business pivot. Bauer CEO Ed Kinnaly ’87 knows this well.
‘In Times Like These, It Is So Important to Think of Others’
‘In Times Like These, It Is So Important to Think of Others’ » In a time of outbreak and lockdown, Alex Freeman ’15 worried about those who are less fortunate. She decided to take action.
‘Extraordinary Times Call for Extraordinary Action’
‘Extraordinary Times Call for Extraordinary Action’ » In a time of unprecedented crisis and uncertainty, the Weissmans are there again to help Babson.
Popped Water Lily Seeds Go Prime Time
Popped Water Lily Seeds Go Prime Time » Nadine Habayeb is about to swim with the sharks as she attempts to seal a deal for her snack company, Bohana, on ABC’s Shark Tank on Friday night, March 20.
We Need More Women in Finance
We Need More Women in Finance » Diverse work environments lead to greater collaboration, and are why we need more women in finance to achieve better business outcomes.
Lessons from Zumba’s Disruptive Business Model
Lessons from Zumba’s Disruptive Business Model » Fitness is an industry filled with disruptive business models. What can we learn from Zumba’s?
Their Mission: Empower Women Everywhere
Their Mission: Empower Women Everywhere » Savitha Sridharan MBA’14 and Angela Sanchez MBA’11 are two Babson entrepreneurs united by one extraordinary mission—to empower women everywhere .
Building a BASE of Future Entrepreneurs
Building a BASE of Future Entrepreneurs » A two-year grant and partnership between Babson College and a Boston nonprofit will spur entrepreneurship education opportunities for urban youth.
How Do You Define Entrepreneurship? This article contains a video
How Do You Define Entrepreneurship? » Entrepreneurs including Aaron Walton ’83, Ruthie Davis MBA’93, Michael Bastian ’87, and others share their definition of entrepreneurship, and how being part of the Babson community has made their career paths possible.
Entrepreneurs Don’t Go It Alone at Babson
Entrepreneurs Don’t Go It Alone at Babson » While she was launching Yad, her home decor business, Debbie Cohen ’19 took full advantage of the many resources that Babson offers budding entrepreneurs.
Want to Know How to Rebrand Your Business? Think Customer First.
Want to Know How to Rebrand Your Business? Think Customer First. » Shay Gaafar MBA’19 says that learning how to rebrand your business is easier when you keep customers, not marketing, top of mind.
Back at Babson
Back at Babson » Eliana Crosina ’05, MBA’11 has ensured lifelong learning is always part of her career, returning to Babson to teach and energize future entrepreneurs.
At MLK Jr. Legacy Day, a Call to Guide Others
At MLK Jr. Legacy Day, a Call to Guide Others » At Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Day, Steve Pemberton encouraged students to change the world and guide others in a continuous pursuit of a better society.
#LoveBabson
#LoveBabson » This Valentine’s Day, we’re celebrating Babson love stories. Did you find love at Babson, or did it grow here? We want to know!
SPLAT! Breaking the Rules in STEM Education
SPLAT! Breaking the Rules in STEM Education » If you’re on a mission to get kids excited about coding, letting them jump and play is a pretty good place to start. Just ask Bryanne Leeming MBA’16, who built a business that mixes STEM education and play.
A New Institute Takes a Broader View of Entrepreneurship
A New Institute Takes a Broader View of Entrepreneurship » The Butler Institute for Free Enterprise Through Entrepreneurship, funded through a $10 million gift from the Butler family, will examine how government and society can help entrepreneurship to thrive.
7 Go-to-Market Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs
7 Go-to-Market Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs » In a new book looking at go-to-market strategies, contributors from Babson and around the world explore the power and potential of women entrepreneurs.
Renowned Entrepreneurs to Be Honored at Babson Connect: Worldwide in Panama
Renowned Entrepreneurs to Be Honored at Babson Connect: Worldwide in Panama » Stanley A. Motta and Ramón Mendiola Sánchez—known for their impact in tackling business challenges across industries—will each be honored at the sixth edition of the world’s premier entrepreneurship summit.
Babson Graduates Are Career Ready
Babson Graduates Are Career Ready » Ninety-nine percent of Babson’s class of 2019 are employed or continuing their education.
Made by MSEL, Acquired by TB12
Made by MSEL, Acquired by TB12 » Babson College’s MSEL program provided Cameron Fischer and Alfred Schofield with guidance they needed to start a company and catch the eyes of TB12 Sports.
Ring Founder and Babson Alumnus Named AACSB Influential Leader
Ring Founder and Babson Alumnus Named AACSB Influential Leader » Jamie Siminoff ’99, founder and chief inventor at Ring, has been honored as a 2020 AACSB Influential Leader.