Author: Emily Weiner

Emily Weiner

Empowering Emerging Female Leaders

Each year I look forward to the day that 100 young women from Women2Women International (W2W) arrive on campus to cultivate the tools, relationships, and opportunities required to be leaders in their home communities. W2W is a program created by Empower Peace, an organization designed to bridge the cultural and communication divides between young people…

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Emily Weiner

Our Students Re-Imagining Business

In my four years here at Babson, I’ve noticed a sea change in our students and their commitment to challenging the status quo. To be sure, Babson students have always been wired differently and can be counted on to be up to something exciting. But more and more, our students are asking questions about the…

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Emily Weiner

Supporting a Vision for Everyone to See

This past weekend, I had the great pleasure and privilege of being one of five judges to determine the 2014 Gifted Citizen Prize winner at La Ciudad de las Ideas in Puebla, Mexico. As I boarded the plane, I knew I was in for a big event, but I never could have predicted the true…

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Emily Weiner

InnerCity Weightlifting Summer Workout Series

This summer, InnerCity Weightlifting (ICW) is bringing their training out of the gym and onto the Greenway with a series of 10 free summer workout sessions. The Lewis Institute, Graduate Admissions, and the Graduate Center for Career Development have partnered to sponsor the next session coming up on Wednesday July 23rd at noon. And, we’ll…

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On Our Way to CGI U

This Friday, I have the great privilege of accompanying 12 Babson students to the 7th Annual Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting. (You can read all about the Babson team here.) I get to see the amazing ideas, passion, and accomplishments of Babson students all the time. But I’m reminded exactly how special this place is…

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Compassion and Kinship at Homeboy Industries

I’m so grateful to my colleague, Rachel Greenberger, for sharing this incredible TED talk with our team. We’ve profiled Babson alumni business Innercity Weightlifting and their significant work helping former gang members, ex-cons, and at risk youth on this blog in the past. This work is deeply personal for me, as I’ve done some work…

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Good Business Friday Tomorrow with Phil Mirvis

Tomorrow is the first Good Business Friday of the semester! Students have returned from winter break, there’s a great buzz on campus and I’m thrilled that Cheryl’s back to be part of these conversations. What better way to kick off the series than to have Phil Mirvis, Babson Senior Fellow in Social Innovation be part…

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From Day One: Make a Difference

This is such an exciting time to be on campus, and reinforces why I love my job. Full time MBA orientation started earlier this week, and first year undergraduates arrive today. Consistently, I’ve been meeting students who tell me about their passions, interests, and desire to make lasting positive change. At Babson, we work to…

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Emily Weiner

Not Your Average Summer School

My first class with the 2013 Babson Entrepreneurial Development Experience kicks off tomorrow. I just returned from meeting this year’s class of 71 students and am so excited for the session to come. Rising High School Juniors and Seniors from (at last count) 28 countries and 10 states converge on Babson’s campus for a crash…

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