Michael Chmura

Babson’s 19th Black Affinity Conference a Rousing Success

Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends came together this weekend in fellowship and celebration at Babson College’s 19th Black Affinity Conference on the Babson Boston and Wellesley campuses. The event was organized by a committee of the Babson Black Affinity Network, with a mission to advance diversity and inclusion, foster greater connections among Babson’s Black…

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Babson San Francisco

If You’re Going to San Francisco

Four weeks ago twenty-two Babson undergrads flew into the San Francisco Airport to begin their “Semester Away” in the City by the Bay.  The cohort hails from Hong Kong, Switzerland, Virginia, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, and many more places.  I am lucky enough to count myself among these students and I look forward to sharing…

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Meredith Dziuba

The Color Black Through Russia, India and China: A Dramatic Poem

This is a poem that was recited at the Martin Luther King Leadership Day which reflects on observations about being black throughout Salome Mosehle’s study abroad experience.  Thomas Chatterton Williams wrote of the power of travel, “the more I’d ventured from my own backyard and projected myself into the world—the more I found myself unwilling…

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Michael Chmura

New Film By Babson Filmmaker In Residence

I Am Jane Doe is the latest effort by Babson College Filmmaker In Residence Mary Mazzio.  Writer/Director/Producer Mary Mazzio, an award-winning documentary film writer/director; Olympic athlete; and former law firm partner, is Founder and CEO of 50 Eggs, Inc., an independent film production company. Mary wrote, directed and produced the highly acclaimed award-winning films, Underwater…

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Michael Chmura

Babson Sophomores Participate In Design Hackathon

More than 250 Babson undergraduate students — approximately one-half the sophomore class — participated in a design hackathon on February 24, 2017 on the Wellesley campus. While a typical hackathon involves the coding of a minimally viable product, this event focused on the user experience (UX) and the user interface (UI) of a mobile application.…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

Done With Senior Year? Not So Fast.

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Shun Ping Huang ’17. This past Fall, I wrote about Invisible Pressures for seniors to find a full time job before graduation. That burden has been with me since September and is a part of my senior year experience. Now that it’s February and that pressure is…

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Brianna Radicioni

WIN Lab to Bring ‘Honest Stories From Women Leaders’ to Miami on March 7

Babson College’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® Miami will host ‘Honest Stories From Women Leaders’ at CIC Miami on Tuesday, March 7. The panel discussion will be moderated by WIN Lab Miami’s new Director, Carolina Pina. Panelists include: Stephanie Crimmins, Former Senior Vice President and General Manager, Panera Bread Johanna Mikkola, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Wyncode Academy Sally…

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Emily Denoble

Past B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 2)

Ryan Wright, who graduated from Babson’s evening MBA program in 2013, made it to the semifinals of the 2014 B.E.T.A. Challenge and came back the next year to win the alumni B.E.T.A. Challenge in 2015. His business, WrightGrid, is “on a mission to enhance personal connectivity by deploying accessible and sustainable power solutions in public…

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