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Amplifying Entrepreneurial Education in Tanzania

By Sarah Schwartz, Manager of Operations for Youth Programs. It’s morning in Karatu, Tanzania, and the sound of rhythmic clapping hands is echoing against the walls in Michela’s Room at the Ganako School. A hundred students, sitting on long wooden benches, have gathered for the final day of Babson’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Academy (BELA). Instruction begins,…

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The Creation of Shoulder to Shoulder

At Babson we often talk about Entrepreneurship of All Kinds® by which we mean that entrepreneurship doesn’t just happen in garages, or coffee shops, or even Silicon Valley board rooms. One of the most interesting forms in which we see entrepreneurship taking place is the Entrepreneur Inside – someone who is working inside an existing…

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The Impact of MBA Impact Hour

By Ross Chesnick, Graduate student at Babson College. I caught a glimpse of the clock while sorting through the clutter of digital documents on my desktop. It was 4:30 PM on a Tuesday in late October. I slammed my laptop shut and pressed pause on the ever-demanding MBA pipeline of assignments and deadlines, and made…

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Lean for Social Innovation: TPS Driving Change

By Kali Diamond ‘15. This post is the last in our series that explores how Toyota Production System (TPS) philosophies were applied at The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) to support social innovation in MIS 3535 Lean for Social Innovation (held during Spring 2015). Posts include the opinions of thought leaders and Babson student perspectives. Over the…

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Lean for Social Innovation: Processing Countermeasures

By Ella Overholt ‘15. This post is the fourth in our Fall 2015 series that explores how Toyota Production System (TPS) philosophies were applied at The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) to support social innovation in MIS 3535 Lean for Social Innovation (held during Spring 2015). Posts include the opinions of thought leaders and Babson student perspectives.…

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Lean for Social Innovation: The Power of Doing

By Yue Fan’15. This post is the third in our Fall 2015 series that explores how Toyota Production System (TPS) philosophies were applied at The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) to support social innovation in MIS 3535 Lean for Social Innovation (held during Spring 2015). Posts include the opinions of thought leaders and Babson student perspectives. As the…

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Activating “Teacherpreneur” Changemakers

By Janai Mungalsingh ‘08, Program and Curriculum Administrator, Youth Entrepreneurial Leadership Programs at Babson College. As part of our mission to educate entrepreneurial leaders who create great economic and social value, The Lewis Institute’s Youth Entrepreneurship Programs will be hosting the first annual Activating Babson’s Pre-College Curriculum conference for high school educators January 27-28 on…

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Empowering through Entrepreneurship

By Prabha Dublish, Undergraduate student at Babson College and Undergraduate Scholar at The Lewis Institute. Earlier this month, in honor of International Education Week, The Lewis Institute and Glavin Office of Multicultural and International Education hosted a Good Business Friday featuring Rick Harriman and Kristen Wainwright who help facilitate Babson’s youth entrepreneurial programs in Tanzania.…

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