Tag: Women-Led Entrepreneurship

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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.
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.
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.
Seizing the Moment to Help People Wade Through the Mental Health System
Seizing the Moment to Help People Wade Through the Mental Health System » Tapping into Babson resources, two recent MBA graduates launched a platform based on the premise that finding a therapist should not be difficult.
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.
5 Questions with Marine Corps Veteran Esther Greene MBA’21
5 Questions with Marine Corps Veteran Esther Greene MBA’21 » Babson Veterans Club President Esther Greene MBA’21 reflects on how military service helped shape her into the entrepreneurial leader she is today.
‘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.
Three Colleges. Six Student Leaders. One Project W.
Three Colleges. Six Student Leaders. One Project W. » Through Project W, innovators, artists, engineers, and critical thinkers from Babson, Olin, and Wellesley colleges unite to start high-level projects and foster meaningful relationships.
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.
Office Hours: Always Moving Forward
From Babson Magazine
Office Hours: Always Moving Forward » From women’s entrepreneurship to digital education, Professor of Management Nan Langowitz is constantly creating opportunities for students and faculty.
New Research Reveals Work-Life Balance Challenges Women Entrepreneurs Face During Pandemic
New Research Reveals Work-Life Balance Challenges Women Entrepreneurs Face During Pandemic » Researchers have found women entrepreneurs face declining sales, funding obstacles, and self-and home care concerns as a result of the pandemic.
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.
Inspiring Business Ideas from the Entrepreneurial Women of Babson
Inspiring Business Ideas from the Entrepreneurial Women of Babson » Are you looking to start a venture and need some inspiration? Delve into these business ideas from risk-taking, rule-breaking, status-quo-shaking women.
In Impromptu Album Release, Taylor Swift Sings in an Entrepreneur’s Tune
In Impromptu Album Release, Taylor Swift Sings in an Entrepreneur’s Tune » Can musicians be entrepreneurs? Most certainly, says Lakshmi Balachandra, reflecting on the release of Taylor Swift’s impromptu album, “Folklore.”
Faced with the Pandemic, Women in Small Business Take Action
Faced with the Pandemic, Women in Small Business Take Action » Women in small business already face obstacles when compared to their male counterparts, and those issues are only compounded by the pandemic. Still, many remain resilient.
Empowering Words for Women, By Women
Empowering Words for Women, By Women » A look back at some of the most empowering words for women, by women, at Babson.
Breaking Down Barriers for a More Diverse Workplace
Breaking Down Barriers for a More Diverse Workplace » Babson Executive Education and the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) have teamed up with the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce to break down barriers for women and minorities in the workplace.
Pandemic Impacts Entrepreneuring Women at Work and Home
Pandemic Impacts Entrepreneuring Women at Work and Home » New research shows that women business owners find the best support and resources from other business owners and entrepreneurs.
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.
‘They Care About This’
From Babson Magazine
‘They Care About This’ » Prabaarja Bedi MBA’20 found opportunity amid the waste of her family's business, and founded UNfabricated, which produces furnishings, apparel, and accessories.
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.
A Pivot for Our Furry Friends
A Pivot for Our Furry Friends » Emily Lagasse MBA’15, founder of Petwell Supply, pivoted her business model in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Popped Water Lily Seeds Go Prime Time
Popped Water Lily Seeds Go Prime Time » Nadine Habayeb is about to swim with the sharks as she attempts to seal a deal for her snack company, Bohana, on ABC’s Shark Tank on Friday night, March 20.
Everything And Then Some
Everything And Then Some » First year student Sree Dasari ’23 arrived at Babson with a patent, startup, and published scientific research. She's building on that foundation to grow her business at Babson.
Their Mission: Empower Women Everywhere
Their Mission: Empower Women Everywhere » Savitha Sridharan MBA’14 and Angela Sanchez MBA’11 are two Babson entrepreneurs united by one extraordinary mission—to empower women everywhere .
Entrepreneurs Don’t Go It Alone at Babson
Entrepreneurs Don’t Go It Alone at Babson » While she was launching Yad, her home decor business, Debbie Cohen ’19 took full advantage of the many resources that Babson offers budding entrepreneurs.
Want to Know How to Rebrand Your Business? Think Customer First.
Want to Know How to Rebrand Your Business? Think Customer First. » Shay Gaafar MBA’19 says that learning how to rebrand your business is easier when you keep customers, not marketing, top of mind.
Back at Babson
Back at Babson » Eliana Crosina ’05, MBA’11 has ensured lifelong learning is always part of her career, returning to Babson to teach and energize future entrepreneurs.
SPLAT! Breaking the Rules in STEM Education
SPLAT! Breaking the Rules in STEM Education » If you’re on a mission to get kids excited about coding, letting them jump and play is a pretty good place to start. Just ask Bryanne Leeming MBA’16, who built a business that mixes STEM education and play.
7 Go-to-Market Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs
7 Go-to-Market Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs » In a new book looking at go-to-market strategies, contributors from Babson and around the world explore the power and potential of women entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneurial Women Need Disruptive Financial Models
Entrepreneurial Women Need Disruptive Financial Models » Investing in women entrepreneurs is an opportunity to expand innovation and economic development, says new research from Diana International Impact Report.
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.
Babson College Alumni Make Forbes 30 Under 30
Babson College Alumni Make Forbes 30 Under 30 » “The young, creative and bold minds on this year’s 30 Under 30 list are proof positive that the future will be new, exciting and profoundly different.”
What Drives Successful Women in Business?
What Drives Successful Women in Business? » Successful women in business are collaborative and emotionally intelligent. Many learn and hone these skills through Babson Executive Education.
For Fashion Entrepreneur Ruthie Davis, Making Shoes with Disney Is ‘Like a Dream’
For Fashion Entrepreneur Ruthie Davis, Making Shoes with Disney Is ‘Like a Dream’ » In her collaborations with Disney, fashion entrepreneur Ruthie Davis brings together the company’s beloved characters with her distinct creative voice.
Appreciating the Value of Entrepreneurial Women
Appreciating the Value of Entrepreneurial Women » The latest Global Entrepreneurship Monitor women's report, co-authored by Babson College, demonstrates the value that entrepreneurial women bring to societies around the world.
The Way We Make Stuff Now
The Way We Make Stuff Now » At the 7th annual Disruption Dinner at Babson College, The Grommet Co-Founders Jules Pieri and Joanne Domeniconi explored the ins and outs of innovation, opportunity, risk, and partnership.
Equality in Entrepreneurship? Not Yet
Equality in Entrepreneurship? Not Yet » Babson’s Candida Brush has long studied women entrepreneurs. They have made many strides, but one critical challenge remains.
What Happens to a Woman-Led Business After Startup?
What Happens to a Woman-Led Business After Startup? » New research from Babson College and Bank of America finds that successful women entrepreneurs face barriers beyond capital, yet forge ahead through grit, resilience, and leadership.
Can the Financial Markets Make the World a Better Place?
Can the Financial Markets Make the World a Better Place? » Erika Karp’s investment firm helps clients make a social impact with their money. Babson recently honored her with the Centennial Social Innovator Award.
The Rise of Cyber Currency, Artificial Intelligence, and Strategies for Women’s Entrepreneurship
The Rise of Cyber Currency, Artificial Intelligence, and Strategies for Women’s Entrepreneurship » Babson recently welcomed a new professor of finance, and faculty members wrote books on the growth of cyber currency and women’s entrepreneurship.
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.
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.
In the News: Faculty Talk Workplace, Tariffs, and Education
In the News: Faculty Talk Workplace, Tariffs, and Education » Babson professors and leaders shared insight in local and national media outlets on entrepreneurship education and tariffs on international products.
5 Creative Ways Female Founders Fund Their Startups
5 Creative Ways Female Founders Fund Their Startups » Women entrepreneurs are finding creative ways to develop diverse funding portfolios, allowing them to launch, build, and scale their startups without traditional angel and venture capital dollars.
From the World Cup to Babson: Building a Winning Culture
From the World Cup to Babson: Building a Winning Culture » What can we learn from the USWNT’s World Cup Victory? Building a championship culture starts with embedding the right values.
Experts Gather at Babson to Disrupt Financing for Women Entrepreneurs
Experts Gather at Babson to Disrupt Financing for Women Entrepreneurs » Diana International Impact Day convened more than 250 investors, accelerators, policy-makers, researchers, founders, and other disrupters dedicated to changing the landscape of financing women entrepreneurs.
Steve Case Visits an Entrepreneurial City on the Rise
Steve Case Visits an Entrepreneurial City on the Rise » Steve Case, Babson’s 2019 undergraduate Commencement speaker, brought his pitch competition to Miami. The city has a diverse and thriving startup scene that includes Babson’s WIN Lab.
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.
Shay Jaffar – A Brand Born at Babson
Shay Jaffar – A Brand Born at Babson » Shay Gaafar MBA’19 came to Babson to dive into the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Two years later, she’s leaving with her own brand.
Storytelling for Social Justice in Flint and Beyond
Storytelling for Social Justice in Flint and Beyond » Melissa Denizard ’20 fell in love with filmmaking in high school. Her latest project? A documentary on Flint, Michigan's water crisis.