Tag: Spain

Brianna Radicioni

Look Beyond Spain’s Tourist Attractions to Find Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and an Economy on the Rise, Says Babson Professor Jay Rao

For more than 12 years, Babson College Strategy and Innovation Professor Jay Rao has focused some of his in-the-field efforts on corporations, organizations, and business schools in Spain. Between leading executive education programs for some of the most impactful businesses in the country (i.e. BBVA, Iberdrola, and Repsol), consulting for global corporations with a local…

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Brianna Radicioni

Why Entrepreneurship Education is So Important in Countries like Spain, and Around the World

By Donna Kelley, Babson College Professor of Entrepreneurship, Board Member and researcher, Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Though still considered a leading European financial and technological hub, Spain was not immune to the 2008 recession and its lasting effects. Entrepreneurship rates declined from 2008-2010, with only a slight uptick thereafter, and societal attitudes about the presence…

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Brianna Radicioni

Journeys To Success: The Millennial Edition, Featuring Babson College Student, Author, Social Entrepreneur

Babson College undergraduate student Danielle Rubenfeld ‘18 is the Founder and President of Bread Run Corp., a 501(c)(3) non-profit devoted to feeding the hungry and homeless in local communities. She is also the youngest co-author of the new book Journeys To Success: Millennial Edition. In the book, 21 millennial authors recount their personal experiences about…

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Emily Besen

Barcelona Bandits Welcome Babson Expat!

Post by Jonathan Obadia Barcelona abroad is an experience with a certain predisposed image:  It is no secret the city is a hub of the extended nightlife lifestyle. Awareness of this perception inspired me to seek an opportunity to submerse myself with the native Catalan people; a difficult process considering the rudimentary level of my Spanish speaking…

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Michelle McCormack

The Benefits of Interning Abroad

Post by Allie Pelletz I never considered doing an internship in another country, let alone another language, but when I was presented with the opportunity to do so while studying abroad in Seville, Spain, I jumped at the chance. My first challenge was not only putting together my cover letter and resume, but translating it…

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Michelle McCormack

We eat dinner at 10?!

Post by Deena Mele, Class of 2015 Study abroad encompasses a variety of different experiences dependent on what country you decide to go to. While I could have studied abroad in a place where English was spoken (London, Australia, etc.), I chose to study abroad in Seville, Spain. Seville is located in Southern Spain, where…

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