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Mom, Entrepreneur, and MBA Graduate
Mom, Entrepreneur, and MBA Graduate » The time never felt right for Nathalya Mamane, a mom of four and a business owner, to pursue her MBA. But then she decided a change was needed in her career.
How Babson Helped Duruo Murray ’21 Develop His Authentic Self
How Babson Helped Duruo Murray ’21 Develop His Authentic Self » At Babson College, Duruo Murray ’21 was able to become his authentic self, an experience he says he “could not have gotten anywhere else.”
Sharing Culture, Community, and Food at the Graduate International Dinner
Sharing Culture, Community, and Food at the Graduate International Dinner » The 2021 Graduate International Dinner provided a unique sense of community and family with interactive cooking demonstrations at the traditional end-of-year event.
VIDEO: ‘Thank You for Being the Examples of Leadership We So Cherish at Babson’ This article contains a video
VIDEO: ‘Thank You for Being the Examples of Leadership We So Cherish at Babson’ » The College celebrated the Class of 2021 and its achievements during Commencement experiences over two weekends.
Meet the 2021 Summer Catalyst Venture Teams
Meet the 2021 Summer Catalyst Venture Teams » The Blank Center’s online accelerator program helps undergraduate and graduate teams develop their ventures and entrepreneurial leadership skills.
Last Night in Olin: A Signature Part of Babson Grad School Experience
Last Night in Olin: A Signature Part of Babson Grad School Experience » The graduate Class of 2021 gathered for masked hugs and chats at Last Night in Olin ahead of the College's digital Commencement ceremony.
Values and the Vaccine: Lessons on Leadership from the Pfizer CEO
Values and the Vaccine: Lessons on Leadership from the Pfizer CEO » Reflecting on the development of the first COVID-19 vaccine and the need to “think big,” Dr. Albert Bourla prepares to address Babson’s graduate Class of 2021.
Vaidehi Tembhekar MBA’21 on Making a Social Impact in Kenya
Vaidehi Tembhekar MBA’21 on Making a Social Impact in Kenya » Vaidehi Tembhekar MBA’21, who co-founded the ride-hailing app Busy Boda in Kenya, is set to deliver the graduate student address as part of Babson's digital Commencement ceremony.
Britney Aguayo ’21 on Being a Posse Scholar and Champion of Diversity
Britney Aguayo ’21 on Being a Posse Scholar and Champion of Diversity » A Bronx native, Britney Aguayo ’21 has never forgotten her roots. A champion of diversity, the Posse Scholar taps her leadership experience to deliver the student address as part of the digital Commencement ceremony.
A Parade of NEWMAC Champions for Babson Beavers
A Parade of NEWMAC Champions for Babson Beavers » Led by the women’s lacrosse team, Babson College boasts a bevy of conference champions, including six teams and three individuals.
In Photos: Undergraduate and Graduate Class of 2021 In-Person Commencement
In Photos: Undergraduate and Graduate Class of 2021 In-Person Commencement » "You are the entrepreneurial leaders the world needs." Undergraduate and graduates classes of 2021 celebrated at in-person commencement.
Live Updates: Graduate Class of 2021 In-Person Commencement Experience
Live Updates: Graduate Class of 2021 In-Person Commencement Experience » Follow along with us as we capture all the sights and sounds live from graduate Class of 2021 in-person Commencement experience in real time.
Live Updates: Undergraduate Class of 2021 In-Person Commencement Experience
Live Updates: Undergraduate Class of 2021 In-Person Commencement Experience » Our team is live from the undergraduate Class of 2021 in-person Commencement experience, sharing all those memorable moments in real time.
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.
Pitch-Perfect Research Illustrates Rampant Racism in Soccer
Pitch-Perfect Research Illustrates Rampant Racism in Soccer » In European soccer's fight against racism, Cem Kullukcu ’21 sought to raise awareness through data, and was honored for his research.
With Strong Writing Emphasis, Babson Honors Program Sparks Creative Careers
With Strong Writing Emphasis, Babson Honors Program Sparks Creative Careers » Actress Ella Wahlestedt ’21 came to Babson to equip herself for the business side of the film industry. Now, she’s returning to Hollywood, thanks in part to the Babson Honors Program, which is marking its 25th anniversary.
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.
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.
In Teach for America, Charlie Sedlock ’21 Will Help Build Equity in Education
In Teach for America, Charlie Sedlock ’21 Will Help Build Equity in Education » Charlie Sedlock ’21 has been appointed to Teach for America and will educate underprivileged students starting this fall.
Babson Announces Speakers for Commencement Celebrations
Babson Announces Speakers for Commencement Celebrations » An impressive group of four innovators, leaders, and entrepreneurs will address Babson’s Class of 2021 and Class of 2020 at digital ceremonies in May.
A Sanitizer-Moisturizer Combo and At-Home Strep Test? Babson MBAs Pitch Projects to Johnson & Johnson
A Sanitizer-Moisturizer Combo and At-Home Strep Test? Babson MBAs Pitch Projects to Johnson & Johnson » Ten Babson College MBA students pitched two products inspired by pandemic-exacerbated constraints to senior-level leaders from Johnson & Johnson.
Entrepreneurship and TikTok: How Creativity Sparks Business Growth
Entrepreneurship and TikTok: How Creativity Sparks Business Growth » Two Babson student entrepreneurs share how they have used TikTok, which has catapulted up download charts, to spur business growth.
MBA Student Leaders Reimagine Forum to Focus on Crises, Change, and Opportunities
MBA Student Leaders Reimagine Forum to Focus on Crises, Change, and Opportunities » Aakriti Narang MBA’21 and Deepak Punjwani MBA’21 tap into their entrepreneurial experiences to create the inaugural Babson Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Forum.
Generating a 28% Return: Investment Advice from Students with the Babson College Fund
Generating a 28% Return: Investment Advice from Students with the Babson College Fund » Members of the Babson College Fund generated a 28 percent return on investment while managing a portion of the College’s endowment in 2020.
What Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Means to Babson Students
What Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Means to Babson Students » In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Babson students reflect on his amazing life and how they honor his legacy in their lives.
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.
Athletic Trainers Keep Student-Athletes on Track by Embracing Telehealth
From Babson Magazine
Athletic Trainers Keep Student-Athletes on Track by Embracing Telehealth » By embracing telehealth, Babson’s entrepreneurial athletic training staff has kept the College's student-athletes on the road to recovery.
Raising Student Voices and Carrying on a Tradition
Raising Student Voices and Carrying on a Tradition » As editor-in-chief of The Babson Free Press, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, Thy Nguyen ’21 is committed to making sure student voices are heard.
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.
5 Questions with Marine Corps Veteran Esther Greene MBA’21
5 Questions with Marine Corps Veteran Esther Greene MBA’21 » Babson Veterans Club President Esther Greene MBA’21 reflects on how military service helped shape her into the entrepreneurial leader she is today.
Runway to Success: Babson Offers Unique Gateway into Fashion Industry
Runway to Success: Babson Offers Unique Gateway into Fashion Industry » Creativity associated with a career in fashion makes it appealing for aspiring entrepreneurial leaders. Here’s how Babson fuels that desire.
Mastering Math for the Modern World
Mastering Math for the Modern World » Babson’s math courses have proven popular, and they focus on the practical rather than the abstract, with the goal of better preparing students for jobs after graduation.
Competition Provides Hands-On Approach to Finance
Competition Provides Hands-On Approach to Finance » From policy recommendations to investment funds—Babson students combine entrepreneurial leadership with hands-on learning to make an impact in finance and monetary policy.
On a Mission to Make Manufacturing Mainstream
On a Mission to Make Manufacturing Mainstream » As co-presidents of the Graduate Manufacturing Club, Pro Asavasatitporn and Mild Suwanpimolkul, both MBA ’21, aim to help make manufacturing meaningful for everyone.
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.
Linking Science and Liberal Arts to Create a Unique Experience for Students and Faculty
Linking Science and Liberal Arts to Create a Unique Experience for Students and Faculty » Professor Marjorie Feld and Assistant Professor David Blodgett have teamed up to create a new socio-ecological course, Feeding the Modern United States.
Three Colleges. Six Student Leaders. One Project W.
Three Colleges. Six Student Leaders. One Project W. » Through Project W, innovators, artists, engineers, and critical thinkers from Babson, Olin, and Wellesley colleges unite to start high-level projects and foster meaningful relationships.
The Johnson House Opens for the 50th Anniversary of the Black Student Union This article contains a video
The Johnson House Opens for the 50th Anniversary of the Black Student Union » Named for BSU founder Eric Johnson ’72, P’08, Babson's new special-interest housing focuses on creating solutions to close the wealth gap.
A Chance to Change a Life
A Chance to Change a Life » Inspired by the story of her mother, Aria Mustary ’21 founded the Mai Soli Foundation, which works in Bangladesh to empower girls and end child marriage.
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.
The Investors on Campus
The Investors on Campus » A new student-run fund, Green Line Ventures, aims to support and grow student startups from Babson, Olin, and Wellesley colleges.
When Students Teach Students to Lead with Integrity This article contains a video
When Students Teach Students to Lead with Integrity » Meet the dedicated team of student leaders tasked with building ethical decision-making skills among their peers.
Why a Graduate Job Search Is Better with a Team
Why a Graduate Job Search Is Better with a Team » Looking for work can be a lonely process, but at Babson, you don’t have to do a graduate job search by yourself.
Meet Two Emerging Leaders Positioned to Thrive
Meet Two Emerging Leaders Positioned to Thrive » Emerging leaders like Jason Shatsky and Tyler Ratanamongkala-Bray are positioned to thrive in crisis.
The Hot Seat Goes Virtual
The Hot Seat Goes Virtual » Entrepreneurs in the Summer Catalyst accelerator program sit in the virtual Hot Seat to hear feedback from peers and strategically improve their pitching.
How One Babson Student Sold His Startup
How One Babson Student Sold His Startup » Max Feber ’21 has been working on his cold-brew coffee company, BRUW since high school. With his senior year at Babson on the horizon, it was time to sell. Here’s how he did it.
Reflecting on a Landmark Decision During Pride Month
Reflecting on a Landmark Decision During Pride Month » For Babson’s LGBTQ community, a landmark Supreme Court ruling was a victory that was a long time coming, and it was made extra sweet for having happened during Pride Month.
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.
Embracing an Agile Mindset
Embracing an Agile Mindset » Juggling school, work, and family, part-time MBA student Kristina Feasey MBA’21 embraces an agile mindset in her full-time role with College Marketing.
The Real World Benefit of a Student Consulting Project
The Real World Benefit of a Student Consulting Project » Target-owned delivery service Shipt joined a Babson MBA consulting experience to accelerate innovation and garner fresh ideas.
Babson Students for Black Lives Matter
Babson Students for Black Lives Matter » Babson students have come together, in true entrepreneurial spirit, to think, lead, and act as one, to stand for justice, and to rally support for the Black community.
Why AI Ethics Are So Important
Why AI Ethics Are So Important » In a course called Digital Transformation, Babson students explored AI ethics and how companies can employ the fast-moving technology responsibly.
Babson Students Examine Needham’s Economic Outlook
Babson Students Examine Needham’s Economic Outlook » The MCFE team believes the Town of Needham has a strong track record of economic success
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.
A Course Rerouted
A Course Rerouted » Students were readying for an experiential course in the heart of the sneaker industry in Germany before all college travel was canceled. Two weeks later, they found themselves online, designing shoes with Vans.
Staying Connected, and Current, in Online Classes
Staying Connected, and Current, in Online Classes » Kat Filpi ’21 has found the transition to online learning both challenging and rewarding. What she’s learning along the way is inspiring.
Class Project Turned Product of the Future
Class Project Turned Product of the Future » Four MBA students collaborated on what was initially a class project. The result was a real product that could simplify the disinfecting process at gyms.
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.
Standing Together: Students Stay Connected
From Babson Magazine
Standing Together: Students Stay Connected » Despite the disruption to life on campus, the Babson community purposefully helps keep students connected to their courses, to their ventures, and to one another.
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.
4,800 miles from Campus, the Work Goes On
4,800 miles from Campus, the Work Goes On » The pandemic’s disruption has not stopped students from Babson, Olin, and Wellesley colleges from providing much-needed assistance to a nonprofit in Ghana.
Babson Ventures Accelerate Online in Summer Catalyst
Babson Ventures Accelerate Online in Summer Catalyst » Student entrepreneurs will work with their advisors, learn from expert speakers, engage with their cohort, and much more as they accelerate their businesses.
Celebrating Babson’s Best
Celebrating Babson’s Best » The annual Best of Babson awards celebrated the achievements of the College’s undergraduate student clubs, organizations, and leaders.
Sales in Action Goes Online
Sales in Action Goes Online » Students in Professor Vini Onyemah’s Sales in Action class took a virtual site visit to TechTarget to learn how sales pros navigate a crisis.
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.
The B.E.T.A. Challenge Finale is Coming. The Finalists are Ready.
The B.E.T.A. Challenge Finale is Coming. The Finalists are Ready. » At the B.E.T.A. Challenge finale, Babson entrepreneurs will come together for the ultimate pitch, and an opportunity to win big.
A Career Fair Continues
A Career Fair Continues » Babson College’s virtual career fair gave graduate students the opportunity to interview for open positions with top employers, from anywhere in the world.
Taking Trading Strategies to Toronto
Taking Trading Strategies to Toronto » Members of the Babson Trading Team followed up on last year’s top performance with one of their highest finishes in recent history.
Paying It Forward
Paying It Forward » Last year, Babson helped a pair of students establish their text-message learning company. Now, these same students are giving back in a time of need.
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.
How to Keep Health and Wellness Top of Mind This Semester
How to Keep Health and Wellness Top of Mind This Semester » To take care of business, you have to take care of yourself. So we asked Babson’s wellness experts for their advice on being well this spring.
Babson College’s Entrepreneurs of All Kinds – Latest Updates
Babson College’s Entrepreneurs of All Kinds – Latest Updates » A look at how Babson College students and alumni are innovating in how we connect, and leading in industries such as finance and marketing.
Leaning on Your Peers
Leaning on Your Peers » The Health and Wellness team at Babson knows the power of peer-to-peer learning. That’s why, each year, they engage a group of student educators called Peers on Wellness, or POWs.
eTower, a Venture in Itself
eTower, a Venture in Itself » eTower is widely known at Babson for the entrepreneurial successes and endeavors of residents past. But, how did it start and why does it endure? Community.
One Student’s World of Opportunity
One Student’s World of Opportunity » 2017 Diversity Leadership Award winner Dario Guerrero ’21 shares the life-changing opportunities that have taken him from Lawrence, Mass., to Berlin.
One of the Team
One of the Team » Babson baseball team manager Daniel O’Hanlon ’22 talks about life on and off the field and hustling towards his goal of working with the Red Sox.