Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Author: Emily Besen

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Entrepreneurship and Environmental Sustainability in Chile

Post by Dan Edmonson (original post here) The 2015 Chilean elective abroad provided several opportunities for our group to visit fascinating and fun Chilean start-ups.  On the trip’s third day, we met Oscar Munoz, founder of Green Glass, at his home and corporate headquarters.  His company found a way to derive value from something most people think…

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Les Américains!

David Hines, a Babson student who studied abroad in Paris last year, interviewed two exchange students from HEC Paris. Here’s their take on American culture so far.

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Humans of Babson: Maria Cristina Cruz

Posted by Babson Latin American Club Maria Cristina Cruz, 2nd Year MBA, Venezuela 1. What is your favorite Latin American dish? I love arepas (the Venezuelan ones, which are different from Colombian ones), and pabellón criollo (our national dish made up of white rice, black beans, fried plantains and shredded beef)- I have no idea how…

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Finding a Taste of Home at Bocconi

Post by Karla Chavez, Class of 2016  I decided to study abroad in Italy for one specific purpose: immersing myself in the Italian culture. I was committed to my goal and tried to get along with other local Italians. Surprisingly most of them were very open and if you made the effort of talking to…

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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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Babson Verses Abroad

Post By Meghan Rowledge So I have been home from my semester abroad in London for about a week now and I have gotten a chance to reflect on what the major differences between Babson and where I went to school in London. Below is a chart of some things about both schools comparing them…

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It’s not Scott, its Yanchuan

Post by Salome Mosehle, Class of 2018 People in the U.S. never have a problem pronouncing names like John or Mary or Amy but somehow any name that doesn’t fit the average Anglo-Saxon prescription gets a different treatment. I noticed this when I met Yanchuan. Here’s how the story goes: “Hi, my name is Scott.…

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Networking While Studying Abroad

This post was written by Lisa Youxi Chen ’16, currently studying at LSE. This year I am studying abroad at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) for a year. Before coming to LSE, some people have told me that it could be hard to pursue a finance summer internship while studying abroad…

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Babson JMCFE Team Honored with WTT Young Leader Award

A Babson Joint Management Consulting Field Experience (JMCFE) Team has earned a Third Place Prize in the field of marketing at the 2014 WTT Young Leader Competition ceremonies September 23rd in Saint Gallen, Switzerland. Professor Dwight Gertz, Babson program faculty advisor, accepted the award on behalf of Babson team members Santiago Quinones, Mustafa Ozkanli, and Anibha Singh.…