Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Global & Multicultural

Emily Besen

Life is a mystery to be lived, not a problem to be solved

Post by Alex Ohnona, Class of 2014 What a beautiful world we live in! Growing up in Paris, France, Babson College was an experience abroad for me. As fulfilling as it felt, it wasn’t quite enough for me: I was hungry for change. After thorough research and advising from the the Glavin Office, I joined the…

Linda Woods Curtin

Faculty Director Transition at CWEL

[This was posted on behalf of Fred Nanni, Provost] This is the time of year when we focus on transitions and recognitions. There is a pending transition at the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL). One that calls for recognition and appreciation! Marjorie Feld is leaving the role of CWEL’s Faculty Director. I would like…

Emily Besen

Meet the Babson Global Scholars: Marvin Tarawally ’17

Marvin Tarawally ’17 grew up in Liberia during its civil war. While he’s already created a nonprofit to reform the country’s education, Marvin explains how studying at Babson is preparing him to make an even greater impact. www.babson.edu

Emily Besen

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…

Emily Besen

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.

Emily Besen

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…

Emily Besen

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…

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…