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The Network Effect
The Network Effect » At this Class of 2020 startup, a pair of students from different graduate programs take advantage of dynamic and unexpected opportunities.
A Community for Life
A Community for Life » As Back to Babson moved online in this not-so-typical year, a Babson alumnus reflected on the strength and support of the Babson network in his life.
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.
Summer Internships Go Virtual
Summer Internships Go Virtual » When the pandemic struck, many students feared they wouldn’t be able to find much-needed internships this summer, but the Babson community stepped up to provide opportunities.
Why a Graduate Job Search Is Better with a Team
Why a Graduate Job Search Is Better with a Team » Looking for work can be a lonely process, but at Babson, you don’t have to do a graduate job search by yourself.
When One Babson Entrepreneur Helps Another
When One Babson Entrepreneur Helps Another » The founders of Cleancult had spent several years perfecting their product, but one hurdle still remained: finding investors. That’s when the co-founder of Bombas stepped up.
With Centers and Institutes, Experiential Learning Carries On
With Centers and Institutes, Experiential Learning Carries On » Among the many ways students are getting hands-on experience in a virtual environment: by engaging with our centers and institutes.
Babson’s Career Centers Guide Students Through Uncertain Times
Babson’s Career Centers Guide Students Through Uncertain Times » Yes, the job market may be tough, but graduates can still find employment, especially if they leverage their networks and are flexible in what positions they are seeking.
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.
Alumni and Students Connect in NYC and Miami This article contains a photo gallery
Alumni and Students Connect in NYC and Miami » How do we stay connected to Babson's global network of more than 42,000 alumni? We bring Babson to them.
Students Reinvent the Pitch with Kevin Harrington This article contains a video
Students Reinvent the Pitch with Kevin Harrington » Twenty-eight years ago, Kevin Harrington was a young entrepreneur making $50 million in revenue. Fast forward a few years, and the $50 million became $500 million. What made the difference? Babson.
It’s Not Entrepreneurship, It’s Artrepreneurship
It’s Not Entrepreneurship, It’s Artrepreneurship » What does Jamie Kent ’09 think is the biggest opportunity and the greatest hope for the music industry? Is it the next emerging artist? A new genre? No—it’s blockchain technology.
Photos from Centennial Celebration This article contains a photo gallery
Photos from Centennial Celebration » One hundred years of Babson. Three signature events. One extraordinary celebration. These are the moments we've been waiting for all year long.
An Artist and an Entrepreneur
An Artist and an Entrepreneur » Dallas native LaShonda Cooks '10 reflects on her favorite moments at Babson and her perspective on art entrepreneurship.
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.
Women Supporting Women
Women Supporting Women » Susan Duffy, along with her colleagues at Babson’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, works to harness the full entrepreneurial potential of women.
Summer Venture Showcase Concludes 10-Week Boston Accelerator
Summer Venture Showcase Concludes 10-Week Boston Accelerator » On July 25, 13 student startup teams capped off an intense 10-week accelerator program at Babson’s Summer Venture Showcase at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
From Entrepreneurial Leader to Entrepreneur in Residence
From Entrepreneurial Leader to Entrepreneur in Residence » Tech CEO Priya Iyer takes on her newest role: Entrepreneur in Residence at Babson's Blank Center.
Direction (and Donuts) with Donna Sosnowski
Direction (and Donuts) with Donna Sosnowski » Donna Sosnowski is the director of Babson’s Hoffman Family Undergraduate Center for Career Development, and an expert in helping students set themselves up for success in today’s competitive workforce.
Student Startups Make Summer Venture Program
Student Startups Make Summer Venture Program » Find out which student startup teams will take their businesses through Babson’s intensive Summer Venture Program.
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.
How Balancing a Career and Motherhood Makes You Better at Both
How Balancing a Career and Motherhood Makes You Better at Both » Professor Danna Greenberg and alumna Jamie Shapiro Ladge ’95 are co-authors of Maternal Optimism: Forging Positive Paths through Work and Motherhood. Together, they’re helping women navigate the complexities of being a working mother to find joy, success, and perspective.
From Secretary to CEO: For Jan Singer, One Call Changed it All
From Secretary to CEO: For Jan Singer, One Call Changed it All » At an on-campus event with Babson’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL), former Victoria’s Secret and Spanx CEO Jan Singer zeroed in on our underestimated and undervalued ability to choose, to take control, and to change our perspectives about what it means to go to work.
Masterminds as Mentors for Women Entrepreneurs
Masterminds as Mentors for Women Entrepreneurs » Eight Masterminds, armed with over 230 years of combined experience in Boston alone, donated their time and business prowess to Babson's WIN Lab entrepreneurs.
To Set Yourself Apart from Competition, Think Like an Entrepreneur
To Set Yourself Apart from Competition, Think Like an Entrepreneur » President-elect Stephen Spinelli Jr. discussed the definition of entrepreneurship with Babson’s athletics community earlier this month.
Making the Babson Experience Meaningful, One Coaching Session at a Time
Making the Babson Experience Meaningful, One Coaching Session at a Time » Through one-on-one coaching and immersive programs, Joseph Weintraub sets students on a path to success.
No Matter Which Side of the Relationship You’re On, Mentorship Matters
No Matter Which Side of the Relationship You’re On, Mentorship Matters » From CLTP to WIN Lab®, Diana Yuan ’15 has taken full advantage of the mentor opportunities at Babson. Here she shares her 360-degree view on the mentor-mentee relationship.
Launching a Career: 5 Ways Women Can Get Ahead at Work
Launching a Career: 5 Ways Women Can Get Ahead at Work » Looking to get ahead at work? Susan Duffy, executive director of the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson College, will walk you through what you need to do to get to the next level.
5 Tips for International Students Conducting a Job Search in the USA
5 Tips for International Students Conducting a Job Search in the USA » International students running a job search in the USA should start early, build the right skills, and frame an international business network.
Meeting with Your CEO? Read This First
Meeting with Your CEO? Read This First » What should you ask when meeting with your CEO? Here’s a list of ideas to help you prepare.
10 Lessons from 10 Years of Babson’s Summer Venture Program
10 Lessons from 10 Years of Babson’s Summer Venture Program » To celebrate Babson's Summer Venture Program's 10th anniversary, we spoke with alumni to determine the top 10 lessons from the program.
5 Ways to Keep a Mentor Engaged
5 Ways to Keep a Mentor Engaged » Five pieces of advice for entrepreneurs who want to find, and keep, a mentor.
Breaking Down the 4 Pillars of Self-Efficacy: Part IV
Breaking Down the 4 Pillars of Self-Efficacy: Part IV » Self-efficacy develops over time and with repeated mastery experiences, much like flexing a muscle.
Breaking Down the 4 Pillars of Self-Efficacy: Part III
Breaking Down the 4 Pillars of Self-Efficacy: Part III » Self-efficacy is depleted by feelings of anxiety, stress, and impaired concentration. These physiological signals can all be signs of stereotype threat.
Breaking Down the 4 Pillars of Self-Efficacy: Part II
Breaking Down the 4 Pillars of Self-Efficacy: Part II » Finding mentors, coaches, experts, and other champions who build self-efficacy through verbal persuasion can be vital to entrepreneurial success.
Breaking Down the 4 Pillars of Self-Efficacy: Part I
Breaking Down the 4 Pillars of Self-Efficacy: Part I » Role models provide a road map for potential future success, helping entrepreneurs develop self-efficacy.
Forget Networking: Create High Quality Connections
Forget Networking: Create High Quality Connections » Building high-quality connections, rather than networking, results in improved personal and professional relationships.
More than Mentors: How to Build Your Village
More than Mentors: How to Build Your Village » A career is something to be conscientiously nurtured and built over time, relationship by relationship. Start nurturing your own career with this three-pronged approach to growth.
Should You Have A Work Twitter?
Should You Have A Work Twitter? » Information gleaned from Twitter networks can trigger new ideas and inspire innovation.
Hanging in the Balance with Sophia Chang
Hanging in the Balance with Sophia Chang » Both personally and professionally, Sophia Chang is a master of the balancing act.
Mentors: An Entrepreneur’s Most Valuable Player
Mentors: An Entrepreneur’s Most Valuable Player » While much is made of the critical importance of finding a mentor, the term can seem as broad as the spectrum of human relationships.
The New Rules of Mentoring
The New Rules of Mentoring » One mentor is not enough in today’s career environment. All professionals should create and maintain a developmental network—a set of people at different levels both within and outside of your workplace that assists you in your personal and professional development. E-mentoring is not only a viable tool to help you do this, but it also could be your most effective one.