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Encounters with BRIC

This blog post was written by BRIC participants Swathi Nachiappan and Thomas Smith during week 7 of the BRIC Program… Reaching the halfway point of BRIC, we, Swathi and Tommy, as Student Leaders for the week had one intention: energy! We needed more of it. In order to re-energize our group, we decided that we…

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Swecha Reflection

This blog post was written by BRIC Participants Chris Lally and Ursula Dedekind… When we encounter or become aware of social issues and have the means to help, what is our responsibility? Coming into our week as team leaders, our intention was “care for the cohort”, a goal that we set in order to ensure that…

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BRIC Program: Importance of Relationships to Russian Business & Culture

This post was written by BRIC Participants, Maria Freitas and Jeremie Cabling… At the conclusion of Professor Seitz’s classes, helping define the culture and identity of Russia, BRIC X was able to more easily transition into Professor Coyle’s class immersing ourselves in the business environment of Russia. Reflecting over site visits with companies like Dell EMC,…

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BRIC Program August 2018

This blog post was written by BRIC participants, Shreya Shah and Yoni Bachar on August 24th, 2018… After a long summer of interning, working, and finishing up summer readings, we all gathered back on campus before we headed off onto our unforgettable adventure to Russia, India, and China. Coming together with a group of 24 students…

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Two Reasons to Study Abroad Alone

This post was written by Education Abroad Peer Advisor (EAPA) Debora Sena ’19… Hello! I am Debora, a senior at Babson, and I spent my junior year abroad. During the BRIC program (Fall 2017), I realized the world was bigger than I thought, and decided to study at IE University, in Madrid,  Spring 2018. When…

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My Emboldening Experience at the Academy of Legal Studies in Business Conference (ALSB) in Portland, Oregon

This blog post was written by Tayo Zenger ’21, who attended the Academy of Legal Studies in Business conference in Portland, Oregon on behalf of Babson to accept an Honorable Mention Award… During the first week of August (10th-13th), I had the pleasure of attending that Academy of Legal Studies in Business annual conference in Portland,…

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My Summer Glavin Global Fellows Opportunity: An International Business Challenge in Valencia

This blog post was written by Jasmine Rucker, Glavin Global Fellows member, expected graduation 2020… I did not think that week-long trip to Valencia, Spain would leave such a lasting impact on my academic, professional, and personal life. Thanks to an opportunity through the Glavin Global Fellows, I participated in an International Business Challenge at EDEM…

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Third Culture Kid Conference

This post is written by Laurie Xin, Class of 2019… What is a Third Culture Kid? Someone who grew up constantly shifting from culture to culture – for a variety of reasons – and as a result, is able to assimilate into almost any environment at ease, and does not consider one place “home”. I am…

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