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Shannon Sweeny

ForkOut: Bringing Friends Together for Good Food

Caleb Singer MBA’17 and his partner Lida Tang are the founders of the new restaurant connecting app ForkOut.  ForkOut is a new and exciting way that connects you with your friends and local restaurants. The Idea The idea for ForkOut originally began as a social app to connect friends with local events and activities.  College…

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DetraPel: The Revolutionary Liquid Repellent

Babson undergraduate student, David Zamarin ’20, is the founder of DetraPel, a water based, 100% non-toxic, super hydrophobic liquid repellent spray.  DetraPel provides a clear, protective and durable coating to any solid material so liquid just slides off without any staining. It is portable, biodegradable, non-flammable and non-corrosive.  If applied correctly, it will last anywhere…

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Babson Professor Elizabeth Swanson Keynotes Conference at Maynooth University in Ireland

Babson professor of Arts & Humanities Elizabeth Swanson is the keynote speaker at the International Cultural Responses to Wartime Rape: Ethical Questions and Critical Challenges conference at Maynooth University in Ireland on June 19-20, 2017. About the Conference The role played by cultural producers in remembering and combating wartime rape has been at the forefront…

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Babson Professor Richard Bliss Receives Walter H. Carpenter Prize

Long-time Babson professor of finance, Richard Bliss, has received the Walter H. Carpenter Prize for Exceptional Contributions to Babson College. The Carpenter Prize is the most prestigious honor awarded to a Babson employee. Established in 1981, the Carpenter Prize is awarded annually to the individual who best personifies the personal and professional attributes of Walter Carpenter. Recipients…

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Babson Executive Education Welcomes Back Kenyan Women Entrepreneurs for Launch and Grow

After a successful first year, Babson is kicking-off a year-long program with a second group of women entrepreneurs from Africa. Babson Executive Education is running a business leadership program for women entrepreneurs in Africa, Launch and Grow: The Kenyan Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Program. Fifteen women from Kenya were selected to participate in this program, representing a…

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Babson’s Marty Anderson Named Favorite Professor of Top MBAs by Poets & Quants

Babson College senior lecturer in the Technology, Operation and Innovation Management division Marty Anderson has been named one of the Favorites Professors of Top MBAs by Poets and Quants. Ross Chesnick, 2017 Poets & Quants Best and Brightest MBAs, says about Anderson: “Marty Anderson, a part-time Babson faculty member and independent consultant, had one mission…

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Babson Executive Education Honored for Excellence in Practice for Creation of Experiential Learning Initiative for McGraw-Hill Education

The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) has named Babson Executive Education (BEE) a finalist in its annual Excellence in Practice Awards. BEE was nominated for the awards’ Executive Development category for its two-year collaboration with McGraw-Hill Education (MHE), Leaders’ Quest and 3D Leadership Group.  The collaborators and facilitators, including Babson College Professors Anirudh Dhebar (Faculty…

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Babson VP for Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds Takes Trip to DC with Mayor Walsh and Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

On May 24, 2017, Babson VP for Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds, along with the Boston Chamber of Commerce President James Rooney, Mayor Marty Walsh and 50 Boston business and civic leaders took a trip to Washington D.C. to discuss issues of race and economic mobility. The MA Chamber took a tour of the National Museum…

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Professor David Nersessian: Multidisciplinary Approaches and Social Enterprise at Babson College

One of the great things about Babson, apart from the high priority that it places on excellence in teaching, is that the College truly values interdisciplinary collaboration among its faculty.  In my view, the best solutions to the tremendous challenges facing the business sector (not to mention those facing our evolving global society at large)…

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