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Babson Changemakers at the Clinton Global Initiative University Conference

Post by Yulkendy Valdez, Class of 2017 I, along with other Babson students from several classes, had the opportunity to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University conference at Arizona State University during spring break. This conference is sponsored by the Clinton Foundation which supports thousands of diverse changemakers every year to create something good and…

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The (Un)stickiness of Memory

Excerpts taken from an original essay by Yulkendy Valdez, Class of 2017 Memory, like a sticky note, can be easily glued as much as it can be easily detached—easily recalled as much as it can be easily forgotten. The inverse actions of remembering and forgetting encompass cultural memory, and more specifically in the scope of…

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The 2014 MLK Legacy Award goes to….

Babson Senior Nitaya Walker! See below for Nitaya’s reflection on the recognition, the statement that was read, and one of Nitaya’s “Walker’s Take on Business” segments from Babson TV! If you’ve paid attention to the launch of Babson TV, you may have seen the first couple of episodes of “Walker’s Take on Business” where our…

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MLK Legacy Day Committee Welcomes Angela Davis

In honor of the 11th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Day, Babson will welcome keynote speaker Angela Davis to campus. The event will be devoted to the theme Globalization and the Prison Industrial Complex. Through her activism and scholarship over the last decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in the quest for social…

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Closing the Gender Gap

Guest post provided by Candida Brush, Franklin W. Olin Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson College For the first time since 2008, we have evidence that entrepreneurship is on the rise in the U.S. Results of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor study carried out during the summer of 2011, shows that 12.3% of working adults (18-64) in…

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Babson’s Day of Silence 2013

By Kate Anderson, Class of 2013 For my Natalie Taylor Scholar senior project I chose to focus in on one of my passions which is working with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning LGBTQ community. As a member of this community I have found it to be quite important to work for the well-being and…

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Three Pit Stops on Babson’s 75 year old diversity journey

It’s not often that a business school looks at its history through the lens of diversity and inclusion, but Babson has had a long and fascinating journey with its diverse population dating all the way back to its founder and first president, Roger Babson. This quest was captured in Chapter 7 of “Continuity and Change”,…