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Babson San Francisco

Week 1: SF Summer Venture Program

On Monday May 23, we kicked off the 2016 Summer Venture Program in San Francisco! SF SVP Director, IdaRose Sylvester welcomed everyone to the Bay Area and introduced the Silicon Valley mindset and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Afterward, we went bowling and had the opportunity to connect with each other and start to build a community. It was an entertaining…

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Shannon Sweeny

The Association of Latino Professionals for America Appoints Babson Student Josuel Plasencia ’17 as First Student Director

The Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) has appointed Josuel Plasencia ’17 as the first Student Director on the ALPFA Board of Directors. In accordance with ALPFA’s by-laws, and to ensure that student members’ interests and concerns receive even greater consideration, Plasencia was selected as the Student Member Director at the May 13 board meeting. He…

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Shannon Sweeny

Professor Dhruv Grewal Recognized as Outstanding Area Editor of the Year by Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (JAMS)

Babson Marketing Professor Dhruv Grewal has been recognized by the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (JAMS) as an Outstanding Area Editor of the Year. Three of the JAMS Area Editors have been chosen out of the seventeen member team for this award. Professor Grewal received the award at the Academy of Marketing and Science Annual…

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Babson San Francisco

2016 San Francisco Summer Venture Program Teams

In our pilot year, we will have 11 teams working on their ventures in San Francisco! Babson entrepreneurs will receive advisors, mentors, co-working space, and valuable resources to accelerate their business throughout the 10 week Summer Venture Program. We also have 16 teams at Babson’s main campus in Wellesley. Our first San Francisco cohort includes the…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Professor Appointed Chair of Committee for the Mathematical Association of America

Mathematics and statistics professor Richard Cleary has been invited to serve as Chair of the Committee on George Polya Lecturers for the Mathematical Association of America (MMA) beginning in February 2017. George Pólya, renowned teacher and writer, embodied the high quality of exposition that the MAA seeks to encourage. To further this goal, the George…

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Shannon Sweeny

New Global Initiative Report on Impact of Human Trafficking Released; Based on Babson Webinar Series

According to The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime, around the globe, an estimated 20.9 million people are in situations of so-called modern day slavery, or forced labor, at any point of time. Many of these victims are trafficked within their country or across borders. Considering this number, there is an urgent need to improve…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson to Hold First Annual Multi-school Business Plan Competition for Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program

Through Babson’s Initiative on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, the Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program will be holding their first annual Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program Competition on Friday May 13, 2016 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Trim Dining Hall at Babson. The Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program launched this spring semester as a sister program…

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