Tag: Social Entrepreneurship

Akeem Allen

Twenty-Five new Entrepreneurs

My ties to South Africa have been established far before I was offered an internship at Wits Business School. For my first two trips to the country, I have had the privilege of volunteering in Mamelodi—a black township in Pretoria East. As a part of The Mamelodi Initiative, a community-based youth education and empowerment organization,…

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Cheryl Kiser

2014 Year in Review

By Cheryl Kiser, Executive Director of The Lewis Institute and Babson Social Innovation Lab The end of another year is in sight; a time to pause and reflect upon the work we’ve done here at The Lewis Institute and Babson Social Innovation Lab. The shifts we’ve seen in the broader business community around creating social…

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MindSnack: The Power of Together

Every once in a while it is just great to STOP and have a MindSnack. Small doses of meaningful diversions for mental energy… We at the Lewis Institute believe in the power of together: individuals thrive, and their needs are better met, within empowered collaborative communities. And when trying to address societal dilemmas through entrepreneurship,…

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Emily Weiner

On Our Way to CGI U

This Friday, I have the great privilege of accompanying 12 Babson students to the 7th Annual Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting. (You can read all about the Babson team here.) I get to see the amazing ideas, passion, and accomplishments of Babson students all the time. But I’m reminded exactly how special this place is…

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Babson College PR

Featured Alumni Business: MandaSeguro.com

What is your name, and the name of your business? I am Matias Sevi ’12, the founder of MandaSeguro.com What’s the mission or description of your business? Our slogan is “Innovating the way to help your loved ones.” MandaSeguro.com is a website that allows Hispanics that currently live in the US to help their family…

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Irene Laochaisri – Good Business Defined

By Irene Laochaisri, Babson Undergraduate Student. This post is the third in a 4 part series building on the conversations at Good Business Fridays by providing a platform for Babson Undergraduate students to reflect on what “Good Business” means or has come to mean to them. To me, social entrepreneurship is all about constantly engaging…

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The Lewis Institute at Babson Admissions

One of the great parts of our job is getting to connect with so many parts of the campus here at Babson. Earlier this summer our Director Cheryl Kiser met with the Admissions office and we were thrilled to see Hannah Moriggi’s recent post about us for prospective students. If you are interested in using…

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Defining Social Innovation

What gets us out of bed every morning here at The Lewis Institute is a driving desire to use entrepreneurship to change the world for the better. We believe that Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® is one of the best assets the world has to tackle societal issues, and want to put these tools into the…

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