Tag: Women

Kerry Healey

Rewriting the Script for Success

On October 26, I had the opportunity to address an incredible group of women at the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. We had a robust discussion about women, work-life balance, multi-generational work environments, and the evolving definition of success in our careers and our lives. I hope that this conversation serves as a starting point…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Senior to Join Teach for America

Babson undergraduate student Caitlin Gomez-Howard ‘16 will be spending her first year post-grad in Teach for America.  She will be teaching middle and high school math in the California Capital Valley, Stockton, CA. Hometown: Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Why Teach for America? “After speaking to one of the recruiters, how could I not be interested in working for…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Alumni and Leaders Nominated for Rosoff Awards New Vision for Diversity

Babson leadership members Sadie Burton-Goss, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, and Jane Edmonds, Vice President of Governance, as well as Babson alumni Daquan Oliver ’14, Executive Director and Founder of WeThrive, Ian So ’08, CEO and Co-Founder of Chicken & Rice Guys, and Esmeralda Lambert MBA’11, CEO and Founder of Esmeralda Lambert LLC have been nominated…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson’s Assistant Professor among Best 40 under 40 Business Professors

Babson College Assistant Professor of Marketing, Lauren Beitelspacher, has been recognized by Poets & Quants as one of the Most Outstanding 40 under 40 Business School Professors. “In all, 75 professors from 40 different business schools all over the world were nominated by students, alumni and the schools themselves,” says Poets & Quants about the award.…

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Michael Chmura

CWEL’s Duffy At SXSW.edu: Teaching Women Entrepreneurs

“Entrepreneurship education is not ‘one size fits all,’” said Susan Duffy, executive director of the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson, at this year’s SXSW.edu in Austin. Duffy’s session shared practical tips on creating “alternative spaces” that support the entrepreneurial development of women. She used as example, Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab, which…

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Jenn Tenczar

Sheryl Sandberg’s Top 10 Tips for Women College Graduates

“Let’s Dream Big.  It doesn’t cost anything.”  This was Sheryl Sandberg’s, Facebook’s COO and the author of Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead and Lean In for Graduates, opening message to participants sitting in on PricewaterhouseCooper’s first Women’s Leadership Series webcast that was presented last week. In her new book, Sheryl outlines…

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Babson Faculty

The Economic Case for Malala’s Nobel

Megan Way, Kent Jones, and Lidija Polutnik, Professors at Babson College Malala Yousafzai has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, based on her personal courage in response to her attempted assassination and her devotion to the cause of education for young girls and women around the world. These factors alone make a good case…

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Babson Faculty

Banning “Work from Home”: Marissa Mayer’s Attempt to Build Collaboration Likely to Yield Alienation

By: Danna Greenberg Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior As a management professor, I spend a lot of time with executives on the topic of organizational culture and how to build a united organization with shared values. This issue becomes even more important when organizations are in crises. So from this end, I applaud the CEO…

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Babson College PR

A Perspective on Press’ Coverage of Marissa Mayer

As an academic who studies work, family and society and has done extensive research on pregnancy in the workplace, I have had numerous thoughts over the past few months on the press’ coverage of women in the workplace starting with Anne-Marie Slaughter’s article in the Atlantic and concluding last week with the spotlight on Marissa…

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Isabelle Byusa

Empowering Women

On 6.6.2012, WEST organized an Executive Women’s Dinner. This was the third one WEST has had this year and the theme was “The Economic Impact of Women on Boards”. Catalyst, a research company, has made various studies that show that companies with 3 or more women on their board have a return on sales of…

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