Author: Amir Reza

Amir Reza

Redefining Prejudice: Why are Clive Bundy and Donald Sterling choosing to be subjective, mindless, and powerless?

Elizabeth R. Thornton, Professor of Management Practice, Babson Executive Center and Adjunct Lecturer in Entrepreneurship reflects on two recent incidents that have reignited the conversation about racism. Visit Huffington Post for the full article. She writes: Here we are again — two more incidents to reignite the conversation about racism. In his inflammatory statements, Cliven…

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Multi-Faith Discussion Panel – Islamic Perspective

Post by Munif Jaafar MBA 2014 Al salamu 3alakom to all. Al salamu 3alakom is translated to “peace and blessings be upon you” and is a very popular greeting amongst all Muslims, both Arab and non-Arab. Yesterday, March 4th, the Glavin Chapel hosted a Multi-Faith discussion panel, which was comprised of representatives from major world…

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Amir Reza

Remembering Nelson Mandela: A Reflection

In light of Mandela’s recent passing, Professor Emeritus Jean-Pierre Jeannet shares this reflection on a not-so-chance meeting: I have had an opportunity to meet Nelson Mandela as part of the Emirates Global Business forum held in Dubai in the year 2000. I received an invitation to join the conference during an already busy travel time.…

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Remembering Nelson Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom

Post by Marjorie Feld, Associate Professor of History; Faculty Director, Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership    We pause today to acknowledge the death of Nelson Mandela, whose leadership of the anti-apartheid movement changed the course of world history and who dedicated his life to the liberation of all people.  Mandela’s life was marked as much by sacrifice…

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What if many of us are biased and we don’t know it?

Fifty years after MLK’s historic speech, Babson Professor Elizabeth Thornton delves into our unconscious biases and teaches us how we can make conscious choices and uphold values to become “modern-day marchers for economic justice and racial harmony.”   Read the full Article: “What if Many of Us Are Biased and We Don’t Know It?” on Huffington Post.

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Welcome to our Global & Multicultural Blog!

As Director of the Glavin Office of Multicultural & International Education (Glavin Office) I have the privilege to engage in conversations daily with members of our intentionally diverse community. I am often inspired and informed by the stories, poems, pictures, videos, and dialogues that Babson students, faculty, and staff share with me and want to…

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