Emily Besen

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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Emily Besen

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.…

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Emily Besen

Adapt to a New Culture – but don’t go too far

Some good advice for all, particularly our incoming students! Article by Andy Molinsky from http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/07/adapt-to-a-new-culture-but-dont-go-too-far/ One of the most popular pieces of advice that people receive when operating across cultures is, “When in Rome, Act Like the Romans.” This advice essentially means that in order to be successful in a situation different from your own, you…

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Emily Besen

Graduate Affinity Conference Scholarship now available!

Starting today all Babson Graduate students may apply to the Graduate Affinity Conference Scholarship for funding towards participation in an upcoming Affinity Conference! The Graduate Affinity Scholarship was established to empower graduate students to seek opportunities for learning and develop a network beyond Babson. Our hope is that students will be able to attend conferences,…

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Emily Besen

Entrepreneur-Friendly Immigration Reform

Post by Doug Hardy, from http://entrepreneurshipofallkinds.org Steve Case must be an optimist. The co-founder of America Online and current CEO of blue-chip venture firm Revolution LLC thinks a bipartisan majority in Congress will pass immigration reform this year … or at least the targeted reform of Startup Act 3.0 (pdf), a bill designed to keep the best…

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Emily Besen

I Am Not This Skin

Post by Michelene Wilkerson When I first got to college, I thought I made it. I thought I had moved past some of my biggest hurdles as a young Black woman: I wouldn’t have to hear too many stereotypes since I won two of largest merit-based leadership scholarships in the country. I along with millions of Black…

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Emily Besen

Sheryl Sandberg’s Top 10 Tips for Women College Graduates

Re-posted from Jenn Tenczar of Undergraduate Career Development on April 30, 2014 “Let’s Dream Big.  It doesn’t cost anything.”  This was Sheryl Sandberg’s, Facebook’s COO and the author ofLean 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…

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Emily Besen

Babson Represents at INCmty

Post by Fernando Maturana & Hernan Sangueza MBA, Class of 2014 INCmty is a celebration of entrepreneurship and innovation that aims to bring together in the same place both entrepreneurs and their business ideas with investors, following the model of a Festival, and seeking to become an international benchmark for entrepreneurs in Latin America. The…

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Emily Besen

International Marketing Experience in Perugia, Italy

PERUGIA, Italy, November 18, 2013 — A Babson College student is gaining hands-on international marketing experience while studying abroad in Perugia, a small medieval city in central Italy. Kirtit Nahar is currently enrolled in BSIM 390: International Marketing at the Umbra Institute. This course provides students with an overview of theoretical and current business practices…

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Emily Besen

Babson Latin American Club hosts Chilean Congressman Felipe Kast

Post contributed by the Babson Latin American Club  On Friday, December 6 the Babson Latin American Club [BLAC] hosted Felipe Kast for a high powered session on Entrepreneurship as a Tool to Overcome Poverty. Mr. Kast is the former Chilean Minister of Planning, recently elected Congressman and leader of the reconstruction of the country after…

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