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5 Babson Startups to Watch in 2017

  1. Hostel Point   Hostel Point is a booking and social platform that allows users to book hostels based on mutual interests and activities, and communicate with each other before and throughout their trip. Co-Founders: Leo Robiglio MBA ’17, Ankit Newaskar MBA ’17, Peter Beaton Creech MBA ’17 Co-founder Leo Robiglio has traveled to over…

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Babson MBAs Making Changes in Social Enterprises – Calliope Desenberg

If there’s a cause she believes in, she’ll participate with fervent dedication; If there’s a jovial moment floating around, you could be more than certain that it’s because of her. She’s charming, articulate and represents everything that a Babson student is all about. Meet Calliope Desenberg, from the Babson Two-Year MBA Class of 2018. As…

Stephanie Bannister

Asking for What You Want: Lessons from the NAWMBA Conference

This year’s National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) annual conference was held in Stamford, CT. The official theme was Connecting with Confidence, but the message I took away was much more profound than some well-worn networking tips and tricks. Jodi Glickman– author, entrepreneur, and professional coach- spoke at one of the sessions during the first…

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Maryland native, Stephen Keith’s Journey to Babson

Stephen Keith, MSEL 2017 Hometown: Bethesda, Maryland Education: University of Maryland Baltimore County, Major: Communication and Media Studies, Minors: English, Economics, Entrepreneurship Previous Experience: Interned at UBS with a Private Wealth Management Favorite Babson Entrepreneur: Shriyans Bhandari MSEL 2016 of Greensole   What inspired you to pursue your master’s degree at Babson? In May of…

Stephanie Bannister

Babson Breaking Barriers: How Two Students Started a Tradition

Long before the poll results were announced, before our students began to rally behind one another to recover from an election gone wrong, two of our very own were planning an event that would disrupt “business as usual” here on campus – in the best way possible. Flora Ekpe-Idang and Mark Gagliardi, both full-time students…

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Discovering Yourself through New Cultures – Isabelle Engelsted MBA ’17

Guest Writer: Prateek Chakrabarty Hometown: New Delhi, India Education: Amity University, New Delhi Previous Experience: Technology Consulting – Indian Tobacco Company; Marketing and Advertising – Koenig Solutions Ltd. Activities: VP Club Management, Graduate Student Council; Head Coach, MBA Soccer Club Favorite Babson Entrepreneur: Courtney Wilson, Founder – Dropzone for Veterans   Most of the current first years know her as…

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Physics, Management, and the Violin – Yutaka Murakami MBA ’17

Guest Writer: Melissa Altarejos  Hometown: Los Angeles, California Education: University of Southern California Previous Experience: Marketing & Advertising – Dailey & Associates, RPA, Let’s Eat It All Up Activities: Babson Entrepreneurship Club, Graduate Student Council, Marketing Club Favorite Babson Entrepreneur: Jon Feinman, Innercity Weightlifting The sounds of an orchestra tuning their instruments echoed in the halls…

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My Summer as an MBA Intern: Three Stories from Babson Students

Felipe Julião, MBA 2017 Hometown: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Education:  Ibmec Business School (BA Business and Marketing), Fundação Getulio Vargas / FGV (Postgraduate Project Management) Previous Experience: Marketing, Strategy and Business analytics at Helen of Troy – PUR Water Filtration and Consulting Industry Activities: Co-President – Babson Marketing Club Favorite Babson Start-up: Flora Ekpe-Idang M’17 – Corage Dolls   Summer Internship:…

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“Cheers” to a Day in the Life of Two Babson MBA Students

Guest Writer: Prateek Chakrabarty Hometown: New Delhi, India Education: Amity University, New Delhi Previous Experience: Technology Consulting – Indian Tobacco Company; Marketing and Advertising – Koenig Solutions Ltd. Activities: VP Club Management, Graduate Student Council; Head Coach, MBA Soccer Club Favorite Babson Entrepreneur: Courtney Wilson, Founder – Dropzone for Veterans The alarm rings at 6 AM, and her day begins.…