Tag: Culture

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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Donna Sosnowski

Thursday, January 7th 2016 – Babson Connects students, alumni & more in NYC and Miami

Babson Connect-Miami January 7th was a beautiful day in Miami and perfect for the Grove Harbor Marina venue, where we hosted the 3rd annual Miami Babson Connect.  More than 130 attendees; undergraduates, graduate students, alumni, parents, faculty and staff gathered to network and learn about opportunities in Cuba. Imagine a former airplane hangar, now housing…

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Tim Booker

Christmas Traditions In Asia

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, Ev’rywhere you go…” Or is it? What exactly does Christmas look like? Is it how most U.S. Americans think of it, with Christmas trees, ornaments, gifts, religious ceremonies, and cookies? Or could it look like something else entirely?  It depends on your perspective, to be sure. Our…

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