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Babson Team Shines at Venture Capital Investment Competition

By: Ryo Takizawa (MBA ‘19), Zoya Alim (MBA ‘19), Linh Le (MBA ‘19), Mia Di Stefano (MBA ‘19), and Alex Green (MBA ‘19) As the premier global institution for entrepreneurship, Babson has taught us the mechanics of entrepreneurship. The New England Regional VCIC competition both provided us with an opportunity to use our entrepreneurial learnings…

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ROMBA 2018: A Student Leader’s Perspective

By Mia Di Stefano, MBA’19 The strongest business leaders are those who are able to be their authentic selves. On Oct 4, I joined 1,600 fellow LGBTQ MBAs and business graduates, professional business leaders, alumni and recruiters in Minneapolis for the Annual Reaching OUT MBA (ROMBA) conference. As Co-President of the Babson OUT Network, I…

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THE INTERSECTION OF MONEY AND MEANING

By Linh Le, MBA Candidate 2019 I was fortunate to have been sponsored by the Graduate Affinity Conference Sponsorship and was able to attend the Social Capital Market (SOCAP) conference. “SOCAP is the world’s leading conference activating the capital markets to drive positive social and environmental impact – convening the marketplace at the intersection of money…

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A Babson Graduate Affinity Scholar’s Experience at #nbmbaadetroit

By Ayodele Allu, MBA’19 NBMBAA 40th Annual Conference: One Voice, One Mission Privileged as a Babson Graduate Affinity Scholar, I attended the 40th Annual National Black MBA Association Conference in Detroit that was held from September 25-29, 2018. This was also my first real introduction to the US job market. It was an event that connected…

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SEDEX: Going Beyond Compliance Saves the Planet

Sedex is a non-profit organization that aims to make it simpler to do business that’s good for everyone. It is the world’s largest collaborative platform for sharing responsible sourcing data on supply chains, and offers tools to help its members manage their performance around labour rights, health and safety, the environment, and business ethics. Every…

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Selling Yourself to Employers: My NBMBAA Conference Experience

By Kyle Bray, MBA’17 I just recently attended the National Black MBA Association conference in Philadelphia as a Babson Graduate Affinity Scholar.  The conference was attended by a myriad of Fortune 500 companies, Colleges and Universities offering MBAs.  As I was talking to a Vice President at Discover Card Financial Services about my Babson Education…

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My Experience at the NBMBAA Conference in the City of Brotherly Love, Philly

By Sentie Kironde MBA’18, BS’10 The National Black MBA is a non‐profit organization that is dedicated to the enhancement and development of educational and economic empowerment for African Americans. It is also one of the largest expos serving minority professionals. I was honored to attend NBMBAA’s annual conference that was held in Philadelphia from September…

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Innovating to Save Lives

By Burcu Aydin, MBA 2018 If you are planning to intern at a biotechnology company, I hope you consider Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Vertex is one of the most respected, innovative and patient-centric biotechnology company’s. Vertex creates new possibilities in medicine to cure diseases such as cystic fibrosis and improve people’s lives. They work with leading researchers,…

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Interning at Wayfair the MBwAy

By Michael Perlis, MBA 2018 If you are interested in interning at a technology company next summer, do I have the place for you.  Wayfair is known for “a Zillion things home” and regarded as one of the top ecommerce retailers in the country, however, it sometimes isn’t top of mind for students seeking job…

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