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.
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.
How the Supply Chain Bottlenecks Will Affect Holiday Shopping » Computer chip shortages, shipping backlogs, and high demand have disrupted the global supply chain like we’ve never seen. Babson Lecturer Brad Johnson explains what is happening and what consumers can expect this holiday shopping season.
Honoring Babson Collaborative Members for Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education » More than two dozen institutions from 21 nations belong to the Babson Collaborative for Entrepreneurship Education. Three exemplary universities were recognized with awards for their excellence in entrepreneurship education.
Alumnus Connection Helps WIN Lab Go Global » For the first time in program history, and in partnership with alumnus Marvin Tarawally ’17, Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® is taking its expertise abroad to provide Liberian entrepreneurs with the knowledge, skills, and mindset they need to accelerate their ventures.
Fulbright and the Pursuit of Global Citizenship » Julia Dean ’19 has been awarded a Fulbright Study/Research Grant to improve access to entrepreneurship education in South Korea. She is the latest in a line of Babson students who have decided to take advantage of their opportunities to better the lives of others around the world.
At Babson, the World Becomes Your Home » Babson offers international students one of the best college experiences in the United States, according to Forbes. What this means for Babson is that it’s creating global citizens out of all of its students, not just those from overseas, and continuing to expand its powerful, global network of 41,000 alumni across 119 countries.
Women Weigh Risks and Rewards When Faced with Entrepreneurial Opportunity » The 2017 Babson-sponsored U.S. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) report finds that 59 percent of women entrepreneurs perceive opportunity, the highest rate ever recorded, but their entrepreneurial intentions are not trending upward—yet.
Entrepreneurship Research and Why it Matters » For 20 years, the Babson-sponsored Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) has raised awareness about the power of entrepreneurship to create economic and social value, and hopes to continue to enact change in the way entrepreneurs are supported worldwide.
How Coca-Cola is Leading Women’s Empowerment in the Developing World » What does it mean to empower women? For the Coca-Cola Company, women’s empowerment takes form in 5by20, a global initiative to enable the economic empowerment of 5 million women entrepreneurs across the company’s value chain by 2020.
Fighting Global Iron Deficiency, One Lucky Iron Fish at a Time » Sets of three are lucky in Cambodia. But when Dr. Gavin Armstrong incorporated his company Lucky Iron Fish on 12/12/12, he wasn’t thinking much about luck. Rather, he was launching an innovative solution to one of Cambodia's biggest problems; iron deficiency.
Entrepreneur-Friendly Immigration Reform » Immigration is a hot-button issue but, whatever their feelings about comprehensive immigration reform, business leaders and advocates are pushing the message that the political snarl over immigration is hurting American business by preventing the world’s best and brightest from working here.
Boston Rising: Uncovering the Hub’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem » Boston proudly leads the nation in higher education, health care, and life science innovation. While Silicon Valley has earned its reputation as the hub of startup activity, Boston’s entrepreneurship ecosystem is steadily growing and thriving.