Tag: diversity and inclusion

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New Program Accelerates Black Women Entrepreneurial Leaders
New Program Accelerates Black Women Entrepreneurial Leaders » Babson’s Black Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership program fills the need of coaching and mentorship among Black women entrepreneurs.
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.
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.
People of Babson: Saadia Ahmad
People of Babson: Saadia Ahmad » As Babson’s coordinator of conflict resolution and an MBA candidate, Saadia Ahmad constantly seeks to facilitate reconciliation among students, staff, and even businesses and other entities.
People of Babson: Larinda Cole
From Babson Magazine
People of Babson: Larinda Cole » The associate director in Babson’s Undergraduate Center for Career Development discusses students’ career readiness, racial justice, and, of course, her love for fashion.
People of Babson: Lawrence P. Ward
People of Babson: Lawrence P. Ward » The Vice President for Learner Success and Dean of Campus Life reflects on the trying times caused by the pandemic and social injustice, as well as a pair of recent honors recognizing his successes.
‘Out of Your Comfort Zone’: How International Education Spurs Critical Thinking
‘Out of Your Comfort Zone’: How International Education Spurs Critical Thinking » Understanding other cultures and other communities is key to addressing social injustice around the world and even in our own backyards.
‘Feeling of Pride’: Student-Led Social Injustice Demonstration This article contains a video
‘Feeling of Pride’: Student-Led Social Injustice Demonstration » On October 16, students, faculty, staff, and College leaders came together in a peaceful march against social injustice on Babson's Wellesley campus.
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.
‘Quantum Leap’: Nobel-Winning Scientists Advance Women’s Leadership
‘Quantum Leap’: Nobel-Winning Scientists Advance Women’s Leadership » Two women scientists won the Nobel Prize collectively for the first time Oct. 7, inspiring women for years to come, says Smaiyra Million and Susan Duffy.
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.
Longtime Babson Professor: Ginsburg Paved the Way for Women in Law
Longtime Babson Professor: Ginsburg Paved the Way for Women in Law » Senior Lecturer Cheryl Kirschner says Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s lifelong pursuit of equality positively impacted the futures of women and men, young and old.
A Generation Forced to Problem Solve May Be Our Best Bet Yet
A Generation Forced to Problem Solve May Be Our Best Bet Yet » Arleny Suarez ’24 and Zarvon Rejaee ’24 have moved onto Babson’s campus for the first time—with huge aspirations, and outlooks unlike any other.
The Best Entrepreneurial Leadership Traits, According to Mandy Bowman ’12 This article contains a video
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.
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.
The Power of One This article contains a video
The Power of One » There is power in one voice. That’s the message in a video from the Babson College Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Committee.
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.
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.
From the Ground Up: New Faculty Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
From the Ground Up: New Faculty Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion » A new faculty committee will take a hard look at training, teaching, and interacting at Babson with a goal of integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do.
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.
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.
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.
LGBTQ Community and Allies Celebrated at Babson’s Lavender Graduation
LGBTQ Community and Allies Celebrated at Babson’s Lavender Graduation » The Babson community gathered virtually for Lavender Graduation, a tradition honoring LGBTQ+ and ally students and recognizing their achievements and contributions to the College.
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.
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.
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.
An Entrepreneur’s Political Pitch
An Entrepreneur’s Political Pitch » Babson College student Vivian Nguyen ’22 aspires to give a voice to underrepresented groups of her community. That’s why at age 19, she decided to run for Everett City Council.
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.
Check Your Blind Spots
Check Your Blind Spots » The Babson community welcomed CEO Action to campus via its “Check Your Blind Spots” mobile tour to change perspectives on diversity and inclusion, and commit to recognizing and changing unconscious biases.