Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Women’s Leadership

Heatherjean MacNeil

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)…

Susan Duffy

The Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab

As we prepare to officially announce the third cohort of the Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab and the Lab continues to gain local and national recognition, I wanted to take a moment to provide some information for those interested in learning more about WIN Lab, as well as share a few of our early and…

Susan Duffy

Babson College: The Gender Enlightened Business School

Harvard Business School recently launched a new Gender Initiative “to support research, teaching, and knowledge dissemination that promotes gender equity in business and society.” We applaud and welcome Harvard to this vitally important discussion. The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) at Babson College—now in its 15th year as the thought and action leader for…

Babson San Francisco

San Francisco Alumni Club Monthly Spotlight: PICCPerfect

The San Francisco Alumni Club’s monthly spotlight on alumni businesses continues. Check back and read about more Babson startups! The following post is from Christa Ferguson M’15. Founder’s Names, ages and graduation years/ Title : Emily Levy (21) 2016: CEO and Co-Founder Yousef Al-Humaidhi (22) 2015: CFO and Co-Founder Maria del Mar Gomez (20) 2016:…

Emily Lagasse

The 3 Best Lessons I Have Learned:

I became passionate about pursuing entrepreneurship because it’s one of the only jobs where you have to learn new things every day to improve and move business forward. Some of the things I have learned have been very tactical, like how to manage credit card processing, but some of my takeaways are lessons that can…

Babson Hatchery

SEO 101: Tips and Tools to Help you Gain Traction

The following post is from Brianna Stiklickas ’15, founder of Meet Eugene, a spring 2015 hatchery business. As entrepreneurs we all know the importance of SEO, but how do you get the most out of your SEO? It is all about the keywords and the meta tags and descriptions! Having strong descriptive keywords is extremely…

Emily Lagasse

Talk to Everybody

If there was one piece of advice I could give to all entrepreneurs, it would be this: Talk to everybody. Someone once gave me this same advice, and while I thought it was a good piece of advice, I had no idea what that looked like, or what it could mean for my business. Then,…

Heatherjean MacNeil

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…

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…

B.E.T.A. Challenge Finals – who will win $20,000??

The day is finally here! Starting at 1pm in Olin 120, watch entrepreneurs as they compete for over $100,000 in cash and in-kind services! The B.E.T.A. Challenge recognizes major milestones Babson businesses have achieved by taking action. Winners of the graduate, undergraduate and alumni challenges each win $20,000 in cash plus “services in kind” donations…