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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.”
How Can We Teach Coding to Kids from Underserved Communities?
How Can We Teach Coding to Kids from Underserved Communities? » Embracing entrepreneurial thinking in teaching STEM subjects could help solve the tech industry’s diversity and inclusion problem, says Google’s Calvin Pinney.
What It Means to Be a Black Entrepreneurial Leader
What It Means to Be a Black Entrepreneurial Leader » At Babson College’s Black Unity Summit, three entrepreneurial leaders share challenges they’ve overcome and advice for future innovators.
Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Brings Greater Awareness Amid Troubling Trend
Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Brings Greater Awareness Amid Troubling Trend » This Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, we're reminded of the importance of facts and speaking up amid heightened discrimination.
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.
In Their Words: Memorable Moments from Babson Connect: Worldwide
In Their Words: Memorable Moments from Babson Connect: Worldwide » We look back on Babson Connect: Worldwide 2021 and highlight the insights from entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial leaders of all kinds.
In #StopAsianHate Demonstration, Babson Students Take Action on Escalating Issue This article contains a photo gallery
In #StopAsianHate Demonstration, Babson Students Take Action on Escalating Issue » On April 11, Babson students and community members marched in a demonstration in support of Asian American and Pacific Islander Americans.
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.
CEO of Babson’s Blank School Exemplifies Why Vision Is Important in Leadership
CEO of Babson’s Blank School Exemplifies Why Vision Is Important in Leadership » In a career spent solving problems as an entrepreneurial leader, Donna Levin, the CEO of Babson’s Blank School, knows the real impact comes by empowering others.
Convening Conversations About Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Convening Conversations About Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion » A group of eight Babson College faculty and staff members participated in a training session focused on designing and facilitating dialogues across divides.
Food Product Caricatures, Rebranding, and the Lessons We Can Learn
Food Product Caricatures, Rebranding, and the Lessons We Can Learn » The rebrands of food products that have long featured Black caricature present an opportunity to address blind spots in our own lives.
People of Babson: Shakenna Williams ’94
People of Babson: Shakenna Williams ’94 » As director of global initiatives at the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, the Babson alumna is at the forefront of creating opportunities for women entrepreneurs, especially Black women.
Soprano Shares Her Voice and Perspectives with Babson Community
Soprano Shares Her Voice and Perspectives with Babson Community » Moderating a discussion with opera singer Karen Slack, Curtis Johnson ’23 helps highlight diverse voices and new perspectives on the connections between entrepreneurship and the arts.
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.
Drawn by Diversity, She’s Focused on Solving Human Trafficking
Drawn by Diversity, She’s Focused on Solving Human Trafficking » First-generation college student Tiffany Ramsarran ’24 uses diversity background, and Babson resources, to tackle global human trafficking issue.
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
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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.