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The Powerful Lessons of Values-Based Leadership
The Powerful Lessons of Values-Based Leadership » Brett Jewkes, the chief brand and communications officer with the Blank Family of Businesses, discusses how Arthur M. Blank ’63, H’98 and his core values are influencing Babson students.
Good Company, Good Game Delivers Impact and Inspiration
Good Company, Good Game Delivers Impact and Inspiration » In a new course on sports businesses, Babson students visit Atlanta to experience firsthand how the core values of Arthur M. Blank ’63, H’98 shape his businesses.
Irish Ties: Expanding Entrepreneurial Leadership on the Emerald Isle
Irish Ties: Expanding Entrepreneurial Leadership on the Emerald Isle » At a Dublin event attended by the U.S. Ambassador to Ireland, Babson College expanded access to a new accelerator program and grows its entrepreneurial ecosystem to the Emerald Isle.
Top Rankings Reflect a College in Top Form
Top Rankings Reflect a College in Top Form » For the 26th consecutive time, U.S. News & World Report has named Babson the No. 1 undergraduate school for entrepreneurship. That ranking follows other prestigious accolades.
Leadership Advice from Arthur M. Blank ’63, H’98, as Part of New Babson Course
Leadership Advice from Arthur M. Blank ’63, H’98, as Part of New Babson Course » A group of undergraduate students traveled to Atlanta to study the businesses of Arthur M. Blank ’63, H’98 and hear leadership advice from Blank himself.
A Babson-Made Public Servant
A Babson-Made Public Servant » The director of New York State’s Emergency Medical Services, Ryan Greenberg ’99, credits his Babson degree for preparing him. The job has been challenging, especially during the pandemic.
First Health Hackathon in Rwanda Highlights Babson-UGHE Collaboration
First Health Hackathon in Rwanda Highlights Babson-UGHE Collaboration » Wiljeana Glover, founding faculty director of Babson’s Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship, discusses the successful hackathon and the value of collaborating with the University of Global Health Equity.
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.
Expanding Minds and Opportunities at Babson’s Summer Study for High School Students
Expanding Minds and Opportunities at Babson’s Summer Study for High School Students » Two Babson undergraduates who attended Babson’s Summer Study for High School Students say the monthlong program opened their eyes to opportunities and careers they had never considered.
Why Entrepreneurial Leadership Matters
From Babson Magazine
Why Entrepreneurial Leadership Matters » Research by Babson’s Arthur M. Blank School, led by Professor Scott Taylor, has created the first academic model to explain entrepreneurial leadership.
Refurbishing Computers Turns from Side Hustle to Helping Hand
Refurbishing Computers Turns from Side Hustle to Helping Hand » Dylan Zajac ’25 has been refurbishing computers and donating them since high school. At Babson, he has continued to grow his charity, develop his network, and expand his opportunities.
A Drive-In, Library, and Ghanaian Entrepreneur
From Babson Magazine
A Drive-In, Library, and Ghanaian Entrepreneur » Samantha Azu ’22, whose venture was named the undergraduate winner in Babson’s B.E.T.A. Challenge, brings entertainment and inspiration to her native Ghana.
Cheryl Kiser Selected as Judge for 2022 Meaningful Business 100
Cheryl Kiser Selected as Judge for 2022 Meaningful Business 100 » Cheryl Kiser, executive director of Babson College’s Institute for Social Innovation, will serve on an expert global panel of judges for the 2022 Meaningful Business 100 (MB100).
Babson Collaborative Announces Annual Awards
Babson Collaborative Announces Annual Awards » The Babson Collaborative’s 2022 annual awards celebrated member programs, faculty members, and student ambassadors who exemplify the Collaborative's mission.
Babson WIN Tulsa Draws Inspiration from Historic Roots
Babson WIN Tulsa Draws Inspiration from Historic Roots » A group of Babson staff and faculty visited the College’s new Women’s Initiative Now (WIN) Lab in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as Babson seeks to boost growth for women entrepreneurs and the local economy.
Meeting the Moment
Meeting the Moment » As he begins his fourth year as president of Babson College, Stephen Spinelli Jr. MBA'92, PhD reflects on the historic achievements and the collective commitment of the College community.
Babson’s CWEL Launches WIN Lab in Tulsa
Babson’s CWEL Launches WIN Lab in Tulsa » The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership announced its latest Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab inside the historic Greenwood Women’s Business Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
From the President: Leading on Entrepreneurial Leadership
From Babson Magazine
From the President: Leading on Entrepreneurial Leadership » Entrepreneurial leadership matters today. We live in a time of great challenges, and entrepreneurial leaders are best equipped to handle them. They also understand that their effectiveness comes from people, and the power of people working together.
9 Faculty Members Receive Funding Awards
9 Faculty Members Receive Funding Awards » Babson College’s Teaching Innovation Fund Committee has awarded nine Spring 2022 funding awards to faculty members across several divisions.
Babson Honored with International Education Bridge Builders Award
Babson Honored with International Education Bridge Builders Award » Babson College has been honored with an international education award for educating entrepreneurial and business leaders with a global mindset.
Last Lecture: Professors Share Life Lessons
Last Lecture: Professors Share Life Lessons » Babson graduate students celebrated, soaking in the inspirational messages of their beloved professors at a uniquely “awesome” Last Lecture.
Marcelo Claure on Dreaming Big and Working Hard
Marcelo Claure on Dreaming Big and Working Hard » The chairman and CEO of Claure Capital, who transformed the cell phone industry, will address the graduate Class of 2022 at Babson’s Commencement ceremony.
Joanna Berwind on Amplifying Students’ Voices
Joanna Berwind on Amplifying Students’ Voices » Joanna Berwind, the co-chair of the board of the Berwind Corporation and director of Spring Point Partners LLC, will address the undergraduate Class of 2022 at Commencement.
Babson Brings Entrepreneurship and Innovation to Health
Babson Brings Entrepreneurship and Innovation to Health » Branded with a new name and renewed focus, Babson’s Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship focuses on equity in medicine.
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.
Prioritizing People and Other Firsthand Lessons of Leadership
Prioritizing People and Other Firsthand Lessons of Leadership » From overcoming obstacles to hosting dinner, Lulu Al Mutawa MBA’22 helped shape the Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Forum by creating a culture focused on people and relationships.
Babson College Announces 2022 Commencement Speakers
Babson College Announces 2022 Commencement Speakers » Two business leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs—Joanna Berwind of Berwind Group and Marcelo Claure of Claure Capital—will speak to Babson graduates and receive honorary degrees at Commencement ceremonies in May.
Renewed Focus for the Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Renewed Focus for the Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship » The Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship has a new name and a renewed focus, as it looks to create health, economic, and social value for all, with a focus on health equity and justice.
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.
Award-Winning Babson Professor Keeps Innovating and Inspiring
Award-Winning Babson Professor Keeps Innovating and Inspiring » Babson Professor Heidi Neck, whose impact extends from her classroom to educators around the world, has been honored with USASBE’s Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year award.
New Year’s Resolutions and the Entrepreneurial Mindset
New Year’s Resolutions and the Entrepreneurial Mindset » An entrepreneurial mindset can help people tackle New Year’s resolutions by promoting simple rules for guidance and success, according to Babson Professors Donna Kelley and Sinan Erzurumlu.
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.
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.
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.
Upcoming Certificate Program in Global Business Leadership Feeds Upskilling Demand
Upcoming Certificate Program in Global Business Leadership Feeds Upskilling Demand » Babson College is partnering with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) to offer an Executive Certificate in Global Business Leadership to help growth-minded professionals learn key skills in international business.
Under a Big Sky, Entrepreneurial Leaders Focus on Their Promise
Under a Big Sky, Entrepreneurial Leaders Focus on Their Promise » Gathering for a Babson program among the beauty and quiet of Montana’s West Creek Ranch, leaders in the social sector reflect on how they can make a difference in the world.
Len Green, Vanilla Beane Inducted into Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs
Len Green, Vanilla Beane Inducted into Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs » On Nov. 12 in New York City, Babson College inducted Len Green and Vanilla Beane into its Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs.
Babson Resources Help Grow MBA Student’s Startup on Campus
Babson Resources Help Grow MBA Student’s Startup on Campus » With his Babson-backed startup, Connor Harbison MBA’22 aims to help transform the campus into a more sustainable community with herb-filled hydroponic towers.
Collaboration Overload? Try These 3 Tips for Working Smarter
Collaboration Overload? Try These 3 Tips for Working Smarter » As companies navigate hybrid work, Babson College Associate Professor and collaboration expert Rob Cross shares his most useful advice.
New Blank Leadership Scholars Embrace Opportunity
New Blank Leadership Scholars Embrace Opportunity » Meet the second cohort of the Arthur M. Blank Leadership Scholars, a diverse and accomplished group of promising, values-driven entrepreneurial leaders.
A New Curriculum for a Changing World
A New Curriculum for a Changing World » As the dire implications of climate change become more and more evident, Babson College is implementing a new curriculum that includes an added emphasis on sustainability.
Top-Ranked Babson College Keeps Focus on the Future
Top-Ranked Babson College Keeps Focus on the Future » Named the No. 1 undergraduate entrepreneurship school for the 25th consecutive time, Babson College continues moving forward, focusing on the work of educating entrepreneurial leaders.
Thanks to Babson, the Massachusetts Lottery Hits the Jackpot
Thanks to Babson, the Massachusetts Lottery Hits the Jackpot » Participating in Babson’s B-AGILE program, the Massachusetts State Lottery addressed a long-standing issue with its instant tickets. The fix will add millions of dollars in sales.
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.
Babson Buzzing as Students Return to Campus
Babson Buzzing as Students Return to Campus » With move-in weekend underway, students and faculty express their excitement over all the people back on campus creating a renewed sense of community.
New Olympic Sports Offer Golden Opportunity for Greater Diversity
New Olympic Sports Offer Golden Opportunity for Greater Diversity » The 2021 Olympic Games brought the addition of four new sports, offering an opportunity for greater diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, and How We Can Close the Revenue Gap
Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, and How We Can Close the Revenue Gap » Black Women's Equal Pay Day brings awareness to a socioeconomic impediment that requires the expertise of entrepreneurial leaders.
Associate Professor Lakshmi Balachandra Works to Close Gender VC Gap at Federal Level
Associate Professor Lakshmi Balachandra Works to Close Gender VC Gap at Federal Level » As the inaugural innovation fellow at the National Science Foundation, Associate Professor Lakshmi Balachandra is striving to help close the capital investment gender gap through federal policy.
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.
‘A Year of Growth, Learning, and Opportunity’ This article contains a video
‘A Year of Growth, Learning, and Opportunity’ » On his two-year anniversary, President Stephen Spinelli Jr. MBA’92, PhD reflects on Babson’s vital role in creating the change the world needs now.
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.
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.
Morgan Stanley Executive Sings Praises for Entrepreneurial Leaders
Morgan Stanley Executive Sings Praises for Entrepreneurial Leaders » Carla Harris shares how her experiences on Wall Street and as a gospel singer have taught her the value of listening and using her voice, as she prepares to address Babson’s graduate Class of 2020.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Students Show Leadership in Civic, and Civil, Engagement
Students Show Leadership in Civic, and Civil, Engagement » The Babson Political Association has one rule: Challenge the idea, not the person. And, in light of current events, it remains steadfast on civil discourse as the best and maybe only way to be productive.
An Eyewear Company, a College, and 25,000 Facemasks
An Eyewear Company, a College, and 25,000 Facemasks » MODO Eyewear founder and CEO Alessandro Lanaro P’22 has more than proven himself an entrepreneurial leader, thanks to his invaluable in-kind service to others.
Top-Ranked Babson Accelerates Momentum with Appointment of Blank School Leadership
Top-Ranked Babson Accelerates Momentum with Appointment of Blank School Leadership » As Babson marks its No. 1 ranking, the College accelerates its leadership with major appointments at The Arthur M. Blank School for Entrepreneurial Leadership.
A Year in Review
A Year in Review » One year after becoming president of Babson, Stephen Spinelli Jr. MBA’92, PhD, takes time to reflect on his first year and to look ahead to the work to come.
We Need Entrepreneurial Leadership in a Crisis
We Need Entrepreneurial Leadership in a Crisis » Utilizing an entrepreneurial approach to the world’s greatest and immediate need is exactly the kind of out-of-the-box thinking that could fast-track discovery which will save lives.
What Is Entrepreneurial Leadership?
What Is Entrepreneurial Leadership? » A new Babson College degree in Advanced Entrepreneurial Leadership gives working professionals the mindset to thrive despite ambiguity and uncertainty.