Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Author: Heatherjean MacNeil

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WIN Lab Welcomes New Director

It is with great pleasure that Babson introduces WIN Lab Miami’s new Director, Carolina Pina. Carolina brings great managerial talent and passion for women’s entrepreneurship to the role. Prior to joining WIN Lab she was Director of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management Miami Campus. In 2015 she founded Ignitus, a consulting practice that helps…

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Announcing Babson WIN Lab’s 2016/2017 Sponsors!

We are pleased to announce the Babson WIN Lab sponsors for the 2016 – 2017 accelerator year. These organizations play a vital role in helping us achieve our mission, and we are proud to partner with them to develop women entrepreneurs in both Boston and Miami. Miami WIN Lab Sponsors The John S. and James…

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The Launch of WIN Lab Miami: The Value of Diversity in Entrepreneurship

Diversity is not only good for business – it’s good for innovation, and at the Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab Miami, our inaugural cohort of women entrepreneurs represents diversity of all kinds. With 24 women innovating in a variety of industries such as: technology, food and beverage, consumer products, apparel and fashion – just to…

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What Makes WIN Lab Unique? A WINning Approach.

Women entrepreneurs are facing a new and intriguing proposition: choosing the right venture accelerator. With the number of accelerator and incubator opportunities for women-led-businesses on the rise, women entrepreneurs must consider what unique elements a venture accelerator can bring to the table and choose the program that best fits their needs. Women Innovating Now (WIN)…

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How CWEL is Closing the Gender Gap

The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) at Babson College created the Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab to empower women to launch big, bold companies, and to close the gender gap by increasing the pipeline of women founders into the greater entrepreneurial ecosystem. As the Lab graduated its second class of powerful start-up entrepreneurs this…

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WIN Lab Update

Phase II of WIN Lab kicked off at the end of January with a two-day intensive business boot camp, Mastering Sales and Operations, hosted Executive in Residence Pat Henriques. The boot camp pushed the WINners to build their launch plans and included in-depth workshops focused on building a competitive operational strategy and supply chain; mapping…