Tag: Culture

Study Abroad: An Investment in Your Future

This blog post was written by Laura Jimenez ‘17, who studied abroad in Florence, Italy in the Spring of  2015 and Sao Paulo, Brazil in the Spring of 2016  Going abroad is one thing, sharing your experiences with others is another, but the overall impact that you can have on young students who are looking forward to have their own experience…

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Special Event – US Department of State event on 9/1: “Study Abroad: An Investment in Your Future”

Babson College has the unique opportunity to host U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy and Assistant Secretary of State Evan Ryan for a program that emphasizes the importance of study abroad as “an investment in our future.” Starting with a welcome address by Babson’s President Healey, the DOS representatives will discuss the role of study abroad in U.S.…

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Leaving Home to Come Home

Post written by Dina Weick ’17 on her education abroad experience in Shanghai My name is Dina. I’m a rising senior at Babson and to put it frankly, going abroad changed my life. In a way, I regret not documenting more of my experiences during my time abroad. However, I feel as though it is…

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Introduction to the HELIO Program

This blog post was written by Lee Smith-Feinberg ’19 on being accepted into the HELIO Program this summer…  Why am I sitting on a wooden boat, rowing to the sound of a taiko, and shouting “Yoisa!” in tune with twenty others? It’s because I was invited by the HELIO program, a collaboration between DSIL, Ashoka…

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Small Team but Great Culture

Now a few weeks into my internship I have been able to work with or interact with most of the members on the YWCA Hartford Team. As a nonprofit organization YWCA does not have a lot of employees for their team. Although the team is small, there’s still a lot of work to do, but…

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Andres Valencia

5 Lessons from co-founding and co-running a High Growth Non Profit: Science Clubs Colombia

Early in 2015, I had the luck and the privilege to have been invited to co-found and launch the Colombian chapter of Science Clubs, a non-profit that provides access to high quality scientific education and inspires the next generation of STEM professionals, with the goal of triggering a scientific revolution that could socially and economically…

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Giving Thanks Abroad

This article was written by Will Felix, an Education Abroad Peer Advisor who studied abroad in the Netherlands last Fall Last fall, I studied abroad in Rotterdam (The Netherlands). I made a great group of friends, hailing from the states and countries all over Europe. One of the things my American friends and I would…

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Peter Biro’s Story

The following post is from Ziyan Liu ’19, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. On February 26, the Blank Center invited Peter Biro, entrepreneur in residence of Babson, for Founder Friday. Peter is a serial entrepreneur and franchise owner of Five Guys Burgers and Fries, and Naked Pizza. Peter co-founded the business which currently operates…

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Tim Booker

Home(sick)stay

This article is re-posted from IES Abroad and written by Gwendolyn Lee, who is studying abroad in Paris. I have found a home away from home in a cozy “chambre de bonne” in the sixth arrondissement (section of the city). A chambre de bonne is a tiny room on the sixth, the highest, floor of…

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Greg Gomer’s Story

The following post is from Ziyan Liu ’19, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. We were honored to have Greg Gomer as our first speaker for Founder Fridays. Greg graduated from Babson in 2007 and after spending some time at Fidelity, Greg decided to start his own venture. In 2009, Greg became part of the…

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