Author: Josuel Plasencia

Josuel Plasencia

Three African-American Leaders Everyone Should Know

  This past October, I got to attend Culture Shifting Weekend in New York City, thanks to the support of the Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund. The gathering is organized by Culture Shift Labs, which was founded by Andrea Hoffman. They have a great mission. “It’s the only convening in the United States that gathers a curated group of…

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Ashoka U: The Social Entrepreneurship Conference

By way of introduction, my name is Josuel Plasencia and I am a junior at Babson College. I am passionate about inclusive leadership and strategic consulting. I express my interest in inclusive leadership by running Project 99 (99leaders.org) along Yulkendy Valdez and Paulina Zarate (both juniors at Babson). Project 99 is incubating the new face…

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A Dominican in India – Ending Child Labor

During my semester abroad with the BRIC: Cornerstone of the Global Economy Program, our group visit to Bal Ashram in Jaipur, India was one of my highlights. Bal Ashram established in 1998, is the rehabilitation and training center of Bachpan Bachao Andolan (Save the Childhood Movement) catering for the special needs of victims of child…

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Balancing my social impact work with my internship

This blog first appeared in Goldmansachs.com as part of their My Summer at Goldman Sachs series on July 27th, 2015: http://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/blog/posts/2015-summer-interns-folder/blog/josuel-intern-blog.html. Josuel is a summer analyst in Goldman Sachs’ New York Investment Management Division in the Private Wealth Management group. Raised in New York and the Dominican Republic, he is a rising junior at Babson…

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How your professional life should be online

This blog first appeared in LinkedIn as part of their Student Voices series on May 26th, 2015: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-your-professional-life-should-online-josuel-plasencia. Last week we touched on “Why your professional life should be online”, reasons being: The internet is only going to become more popular Connecting the dots of your work Winning and not losing the internet game (on Klout) People…

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Why your professional life should be online

This blog first appeared in LinkedIn as part of their Student Voices series on May 19th, 2015: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-your-professional-life-should-online-josuel-plasencia. First things first. Google your name (along your college or workplace if your name is not very unique). Gauge your online presence with the search results. Millennial’s are missing out on a large opportunity to use the internet to grow…

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