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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Marissa Goldstein

Profile of a WINner: Joanne Louis

With the 2013-2014 academic year just about over, I wanted to be sure to highlight a few more WINners: women who were part of the first cohort of the Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab, a year-long residency program for students at Babson College that accelerates their entrepreneurial path from ideation to launch. A senior and…

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Babson Changemakers at the Clinton Global Initiative University Conference

Post by Yulkendy Valdez, Class of 2017 I, along with other Babson students from several classes, had the opportunity to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University conference at Arizona State University during spring break. This conference is sponsored by the Clinton Foundation which supports thousands of diverse changemakers every year to create something good and…

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Marissa Goldstein

Profile of a WINner: Savitha Sridharan

I recently had the opportunity to speak with one of The Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab’s participant, Savitha Sridharan, MBA Candidate Class of 2014, to discuss her business, Aurora. An engineer by training and an ultra-marathon runner, Savitha is dedicated to creating awareness and solutions to help communities in her native country of India as…

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Marissa Goldstein

Profile of a WINner: Daniela Afonso

I recently sat down with one of The Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab’s participants, Daniela Afonso, MBA Candidate Class of 2014. Daniela, a native of Brazil, is a marketing professional with more than 10 years of experience developing local and national marketing campaigns. She started two successful businesses prior to pursuing her MBA at Babson.…

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Emily Besen

Closing the Gender Gap

Guest post provided by Candida Brush, Franklin W. Olin Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson College For the first time since 2008, we have evidence that entrepreneurship is on the rise in the U.S. Results of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor study carried out during the summer of 2011, shows that 12.3% of working adults (18-64) in…

Posted in Babson Entrepreneurs, Women's Leadership

Haya Alzaid

Babson Women Leaders Arrive in Rwanda

Five women from Babson’s Women’s Leadership Program (WLP) arrived last Saturday, May 25th for a stimulating three weeks in Rwanda. During their time in Rwanda they will mostly be staying in Save, which is located in the Southern Province of Rwanda about a 15 minute drive from the city of Butare, one of the major…

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Linda Woods

Welcome to the CWEL Blog

Hi and welcome to the CWEL blog! In case you don’t know who we are, the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) at Babson College provides educational programs for undergraduate, graduate, and Babson Executive Education students that help both women and men develop leadership skills and an entrepreneurial mindset. Additionally, we strive to ensure a…

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