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Fueled by Love of Art, Babson Student Finds Novel Application for NFTs
Fueled by Love of Art, Babson Student Finds Novel Application for NFTs » Magnus Aske ’23 came up with a project involving fundraising and the antiquities collection of a foreign country. When the deal goes through, “It will be one of the biggest early landmark sales in NFTs so far,” he says.
How ‘Expeditionary Entrepreneurship’ Can Aid Disaster Response
How ‘Expeditionary Entrepreneurship’ Can Aid Disaster Response » Babson alumnus Jesse Levin uses a concept he calls “expeditionary entrepreneurship” to aid in crisis operations through volunteer humanitarian assistance, disaster response, and emergency economic stability work.
Extreme Entrepreneurship and Why It Matters
Extreme Entrepreneurship and Why It Matters » In traveling the world, the author of a new book on extreme entrepreneurship shares inspiring lessons from entrepreneurs thriving amid daunting conditions.
Make Your Mark: Babson’s Most Important Fundraising Day
Make Your Mark: Babson’s Most Important Fundraising Day » Make Your Mark, the annual day of giving for the Babson community, kicks off September 8 at noon. It is the College’s most important fundraising day of the year.
Babson and Iraqi Students Team Up to Tackle Public Health Problems During COVID-19
Babson and Iraqi Students Team Up to Tackle Public Health Problems During COVID-19 » Three Babson students spent six weeks this summer teaming up with college students in Iraq to study COVID-19’s most vexing public health problems, including vaccine hesitancy.
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.
Justice, Equality, and Why Storytelling Matters
Justice, Equality, and Why Storytelling Matters » Judithe Registre MSAEL’22 has lived and worked across five continents, hoping to create a more equitable, sustainable future for women and girls.
The Assignment: How to Grow Entrepreneurship Globally
The Assignment: How to Grow Entrepreneurship Globally » Entrepreneurship is a powerful force for improving lives. How can it be fostered around the world? Babson students tackle that question in a workshop using GEM data.
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.
An Entrepreneurial Prescription: New Healthcare Partnership Launches
An Entrepreneurial Prescription: New Healthcare Partnership Launches » A new partnership between Babson’s Healey Center and the University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda aims to bring entrepreneurial thinking to global health care.
Experiential Study Abroad from Home? Here’s How Babson College Made it Happen
Experiential Study Abroad from Home? Here’s How Babson College Made it Happen » With hands-on cooking and art lessons, Babson students virtually visit Japan from home, thanks to an entrepreneurial professor bringing the culture to life.
5 Things the Next Gen Should Do When Joining a Family Business
5 Things the Next Gen Should Do When Joining a Family Business » How can a next-generation leader successfully enter the family business? Lauri Union of the Institute for Family Entrepreneurship interviewed Babson alumni to find out.
Educating Educators, Babson Academy Pivots Toward the Future
Educating Educators, Babson Academy Pivots Toward the Future » As Babson Academy embraces the new, virtual normal, it is finding innovative ways to connect with entrepreneurship educators worldwide, and discovering new opportunities.
Her Hometown Is in Her Heart
Her Hometown Is in Her Heart » Her Brazilian hometown is often on the mind of Giullia Jaques Caldeira ’24, who works to support her mom there and founded an organization aiding women in an area prison.
‘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.
An Entrepreneur Pursues a Passion for Education
An Entrepreneur Pursues a Passion for Education » As a high school tutor, Maxine Anderson ’22 developed a passion for education. Now, as the co-founder of Arist, she’s helping create learning opportunities around the world.
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.
A Peek Inside the Babson Collaborative
A Peek Inside the Babson Collaborative » When hundreds of educators that believe in the power of entrepreneurship get together, the ideas and energy are palpable.
Honoring Babson Collaborative Members for Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education
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.
Getting to Know Dr. Claire-Cecile Pierre
Getting to Know Dr. Claire-Cecile Pierre » The executive director of Babson’s new Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship is concerned about inequality in medicine.
A Q&A for Our International Students
A Q&A for Our International Students » Hosted by the International Student and Scholar Services team, part II of our Babson Together Instagram Q&A series focused on international student questions about returning to campus.
Reflecting on a Trip to the Top of the World
Reflecting on a Trip to the Top of the World » In the Arctic Circle, a group of Babson College students takes in the region’s stark beauty and asks tough questions about economics, policy, and climate change.
The Making of an Entrepreneurial Leader
The Making of an Entrepreneurial Leader » As he prepares to graduate, Erik Steiner MBA’20 looks back at his Babson education, which has taught him to accept uncertainty, look for opportunity, and not fear failure.
Entrepreneurship with Law During COVID-19
Entrepreneurship with Law During COVID-19 » How Danielle Goldman, a Babson WIN Lab® alumna, is helping international students serve local communities.
A Babson Moment That Spanned Generations and Locations
A Babson Moment That Spanned Generations and Locations » Despite being more than 1,000 miles apart, Olivia Deval ’23 and her grandmother were able to share a moment during Babson’s virtual Dean’s List Ceremony.
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.
‘The Least I Could Do’
‘The Least I Could Do’ » In the midst of moving home unexpectedly, and preparing to take an online course instead of her elective abroad, Anna Dibble ’22 jumped in to help other students in need.
Babson Entrepreneurs Converge on Miami
Babson Entrepreneurs Converge on Miami » Miami was home to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor’s annual meeting and Report Launch.
Entrepreneurs Worldwide Want Their Business to Make a Difference
Entrepreneurs Worldwide Want Their Business to Make a Difference » Forty percent of entrepreneurs in 35 economies want to use their business to make a difference in the world.
Exploring Israel’s Startup Culture
Exploring Israel’s Startup Culture » Babson College’s MSEL students traveled to Israel to explore its robust startup culture. They found Israeli entrepreneurs to be open to opportunities and unafraid of failure.
A Break to Serve Others This article contains a video
A Break to Serve Others » In honor of National Random Acts of Kindness Day, we’re recognizing Babson students who, every year, choose to spend their school breaks away from home, helping others.
She Wanted to Help. Becoming a Farmer Wasn’t What She Expected.
She Wanted to Help. Becoming a Farmer Wasn’t What She Expected. » After graduation, Rosine Ndayishimiye ’18 returned to her native Rwanda to make a difference. That path led her to the unexpected career choice of becoming a farmer.
Five Reasons Why International Students Call Babson College Home
Five Reasons Why International Students Call Babson College Home » Choosing which college to attend is an important decision, especially when the choice involves moving across the world and studying internationally.
Inspired to Give Back
Inspired to Give Back » Noelia Chacon ’23 draws on her Guatemalan heritage to inspire her to make an impact, wherever she goes.
How International Students Can Start a Business in the United States
How International Students Can Start a Business in the United States » International entrepreneurs face multiple obstacles when trying to start a business in the United States. Here’s how to overcome them.
From California to Guatemala, Faculty Fuel Growth and Innovation
From California to Guatemala, Faculty Fuel Growth and Innovation » Faculty are leading international growth initiatives, sharing expertise on sustainable breakthrough innovation, and weighing in on the future of commerce.
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.
Empowering Young Women Entrepreneurs, Empowering Communities This article contains a video
Empowering Young Women Entrepreneurs, Empowering Communities » Ten young leaders returned home from Babson College’s Summer Study program ready to amplify their impact, all thanks to a SheaMoisture initiative that believes in empowering communities by empowering women through entrepreneurship.
Comfort Food: Cuisine that Feels Like Home
Comfort Food: Cuisine that Feels Like Home » Babson’s taste is unique, mainly because its melting-pot of a community represents more than 70 countries.
Babson to Establish a New Center Focused on Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship
Babson to Establish a New Center Focused on Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship » Thanks to $10 million in lifetime giving from Carmella Kletjian, the College will now strive to address some of the biggest health challenges facing the world today.
Scenes from Babson Summer Receptions This article contains a photo gallery
Scenes from Babson Summer Receptions » From Bermuda to Bangkok and from coast to coast in the United States, the Babson community gathered to welcome new students and their families in cities far and near.
A Business Idea That Hits Close To Home
A Business Idea That Hits Close To Home » Wendi Kan ’22 used her personal struggles acclimating to high school in the U.S. to evolve her business idea.
Alumnus Connection Helps WIN Lab Go Global
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.
One Student’s Quest to Transform Africa
One Student’s Quest to Transform Africa » Jacob Fohtung MBA’19, MS’20 is using his Babson degrees to move him closer to his ultimate goal of transforming the continent of Africa.
Babson Educators Influence Future Leaders, Scholars
Babson Educators Influence Future Leaders, Scholars » Babson’s faculty and thought leaders continue to inspire and influence through conferences, academic studies, and women’s leadership organizations.
In Guatemala, Scale Up Brings New Opportunity to a Troubled Triangle
In Guatemala, Scale Up Brings New Opportunity to a Troubled Triangle » It’s easy to imagine Guatemala as a region beset exclusively by failure and despair. But Scale Up Xela is changing that conversation by accelerating the pace of growth of dozens of local firms.
For International Delegations, A Chance to Learn Entrepreneurship from Nation’s Best
For International Delegations, A Chance to Learn Entrepreneurship from Nation’s Best » In the last year, Babson has hosted more than 35 delegations from 20 countries for sessions on entrepreneurship education.
Let’s Focus on Those Who Want to Start a Business, But Aren’t
Let’s Focus on Those Who Want to Start a Business, But Aren’t » Making entrepreneurship accessible to all is not just the right thing to do, it’s good for society, says Babson Professor Donna Kelley.
In Elective Away, Students Explore Manhattan’s LGBTQ History
In Elective Away, Students Explore Manhattan’s LGBTQ History » In Babson's first elective away, students explored locations where diverse groups of marginalized people—including LGBTQ groups—intersected and collaborated to create their own freedom.
Students Get Hands On to Scale a Lean Venture
Students Get Hands On to Scale a Lean Venture » Students gain real-world operational growth and management experience, both at Babson and in Boston on one of the city’s highest-traffic weekends.
Educators Become Students, So Students Can Become Entrepreneurs
Educators Become Students, So Students Can Become Entrepreneurs » With the Babson Fellows Program, the Lycoming College entrepreneurship chair was able to turn his own program into one of the most popular on campus.
‘Some of You Have Already Changed the World’ This article contains a video
‘Some of You Have Already Changed the World’ » Graduate Commencement student speaker Rodrigo Riviello MBA’19 applauded his classmates for all they’ve already accomplished, and encouraged them to lean on the Babson network, no matter the cause.
In Hong Kong, a Glavin Global Fellow Learns to Look Up
In Hong Kong, a Glavin Global Fellow Learns to Look Up » Babson’s Glavin Global Fellows pursue projects around the world. Austin Yang ’19 came to Hong Kong to learn about the city’s often overlooked poor residents.
Fulbright and the Pursuit of Global Citizenship
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.
Expanding Access to Education Abroad
Expanding Access to Education Abroad » Because of its efforts to diversify education abroad, Babson has been recognized by the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program.
Bringing the Boardroom to the Classroom
Bringing the Boardroom to the Classroom » What is the CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line doing in a classroom? Imparting wisdom and engaging in a dialogue with Babson students in Miami about real-time business issues.
At Babson, the World Becomes Your Home
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.
The Key to Economic Growth? Local Entrepreneurship
The Key to Economic Growth? Local Entrepreneurship » Can entrepreneurship save economies? If you ask Daniel Isenberg, the answer will always be yes.
Women Weigh Risks and Rewards When Faced with Entrepreneurial Opportunity
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
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.
For the UAE, a New Approach to Sustaining Family Business
For the UAE, a New Approach to Sustaining Family Business » What's the key to sustaining family businesses and catalyzing transitions between generations? It starts with shifting to a family entrepreneurship mindset.
19 Things to Look Forward to in 2019
19 Things to Look Forward to in 2019 » Babson’s Centennial! Babson has spent the last 100 years revolutionizing business education. This year, we look forward to honoring our past, celebrating our present, and paving the way for Babson’s second century.
To Expand Entrepreneurship, an Educate-the-Educators Approach
To Expand Entrepreneurship, an Educate-the-Educators Approach » Bright and early on a Monday morning, Professor Heidi Neck asks a room full of educators if they are ready to engage. Engagement will mean many things throughout the week, but at this very moment, it starts with paper boats.
For Kingston Creative, Revitalizing a City Relies on Entrepreneurship
For Kingston Creative, Revitalizing a City Relies on Entrepreneurship » Kingston Creative is an initiative whose stated goal is no less than the revitalization of an entire city. But it’s all in a day’s work for Jennifer Bailey, assistant professor of technology and operations management.
Dinner with the Dean
Dinner with the Dean » Dinner with the Dean is a carefully curated weekly gathering of first-year students from all over the world, all walks of life, and all sorts of interests. Led by Undergraduate Dean Ian Lapp, the series showcases Babson's greatest strength: the diversity of its student body.
The Power of Scale Up Around the World
The Power of Scale Up Around the World » Representatives from 10 countries from around the world gathered at Babson to discuss the benefits, challenges, and opportunities for scaling up to increase economic development.
One on One With Amir Reza
One on One With Amir Reza » Vice Provost Amir Reza discusses the importance of internationalization at Babson, the impact of his team’s work on the campus, and what’s on the horizon.
3 Reasons to Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week
3 Reasons to Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week » Entrepreneurs are the ones who will solve the world’s most pressing problems, and the Blank Center is thrilled to celebrate them at Babson from November 8–15.
Vision 2021: Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the UAE
Vision 2021: Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the UAE » What does it take to advance an already prosperous nation? In the UAE, the way forward is is mapped out in the region's Vision 2021 plan.
What Makes a City Entrepreneurial?
What Makes a City Entrepreneurial? » Some cities have a long history of entrepreneurship. Others have grown into thriving entrepreneurial cities more recently. What makes cities such fertile grounds for entrepreneurship?
Linda Rottenberg’s Advice: Go Crazy on Your Idea
Linda Rottenberg’s Advice: Go Crazy on Your Idea » Linda Rottenberg has a message for aspiring entrepreneurs: If people aren’t calling you crazy, you aren’t dreaming big enough.
Caryl Stern’s Lessons on Life and Leadership
Caryl Stern’s Lessons on Life and Leadership » In the story of Caryl Stern’s life, there’s a theme prevalent in each and every chapter: putting children first.
6 Questions About Scale Up Economic Development
6 Questions About Scale Up Economic Development » Scale up economic development can have more short-term and long-term social-economic impact than any other regional strategy.
Meet GEM: The Global Study of Entrepreneurship
Meet GEM: The Global Study of Entrepreneurship » For a realistic portrait of what entrepreneurship looks like around the world, the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) provides the right information.
How to Inspire Entrepreneurship Back Home
How to Inspire Entrepreneurship Back Home » If a region really wants to inspire entrepreneurship, its leaders have no choice but to act holistically, and in the context of their own very specific environment.
Scaling and Sustaining Healthcare Innovation
Scaling and Sustaining Healthcare Innovation » How can an entrepreneurial mindset and model lead to healthcare innovation?
After the Storm
After the Storm » Entrepreneurs are putting their own unique spins on hurricane recovery efforts in the U.S.
Roshni Nadar Malhotra on Building India’s Future
Roshni Nadar Malhotra on Building India’s Future » Roshni Nadar Malhotra has spearheaded a multitude of initiatives and programs that prepare India's next generation of women leaders, and the next generation of nation builders in India’s classrooms.
Why Teach Entrepreneurship? The Babson Impact
Why Teach Entrepreneurship? The Babson Impact » Why teach entrepreneurship? The University of Guadalajara partnered with Babson College to develop an entrepreneurial mindset in students.
Bringing Entrepreneurship Beyond the Business School
Bringing Entrepreneurship Beyond the Business School » How do you bring entrepreneurship education beyond the business school? The University of Guadalajara in Mexico found out.
People, Planet, Profits: A Recipe for Triple Bottom Line
People, Planet, Profits: A Recipe for Triple Bottom Line » Why Ramon Mendiola, CEO of FIFCO, merged the company’s business strategy with corporate social responsibility.
Startup City: Miami’s Emerging Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Startup City: Miami’s Emerging Entrepreneurial Ecosystem » A new entrepreneurial hub city has emerged far from the sphere of Silicon Valley or the bustling Northeast. That place? Miami.
Tackling Sustainability Goals with Social Innovation in Liberia
Tackling Sustainability Goals with Social Innovation in Liberia » Taylor Quinn and Marvin Tarawally are using entrepreneurial thought and action to tackle combat malnutrition and advance education in Liberia.
How Coca-Cola is Leading Women’s Empowerment in the Developing World
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
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.
Corporate Social Responsibility from the Bottom Up
Corporate Social Responsibility from the Bottom Up » How can companies empower citizens of the world’s war-torn economies? For Shainoor Khoja, the answer includes bringing those citizens into the organization’s business model.
Helping Teen Mothers Step Out Of Poverty
Helping Teen Mothers Step Out Of Poverty » Rocked by the painful loss of her toddler, Catalina Escobar channeled her grief into action.
Bobby Sager: “You Need to Understand Your Customer”
Bobby Sager: “You Need to Understand Your Customer” » How did Bobby Sager, who grew up outside of Boston and married his high school sweetheart, become the international philanthropic force he is today?
Entrepreneur-Friendly Immigration Reform
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.
A Profile of Omidyar Network
A Profile of Omidyar Network » Instead of simply giving money to accelerate social good, Omidyar Network behaves like a venture capital firm, investing in global businesses whose result is public good.
Boston Rising: Uncovering the Hub’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
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.
Globalization of Capital: How Managers Can Profit
Globalization of Capital: How Managers Can Profit » How to seize opportunities from the globalization of capital and avoid the risks.