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Ashni Shah

The Last Lecture

As you get ready to walk past the lush green canopy beside the front gates of Babson College I hope you carry with you the first aid advice kit handed out at the last lecture at Olin Hall yesterday. As the graduate students prepare themselves for commencement day the last lecture is designed for the…

Janco Damas

MBA’s interested in Media meetup in New York

If like the Babson MBA students pictured above you have an interest in media and entertainment, you might agree that opportunities are sparse in Wellesely Massachusetts.  Babson does not have much in the way of structured programs to offer aspiring media professionals.  However, as a Babson student there is access available through the Student Leadership…

Ashni Shah

Women Entrepreneurs in Action – WIN Lab 2015

The Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab is a yearlong residency program for women entrepreneurs. The WIN Lab invests in women, empowering them to disrupt, experiment, and build successful businesses on their terms. The WIN Lab recognizes that women build businesses differently from men. Once WINners are ready to ignite their ideas, the WIN Lab provides…

Babson San Francisco

A great night in SF with Babson Connect

Last Thursday night, Babson San Francisco held its 8th Babson Connect event for students and alumni. Over 100 people – undergraduates, graduate MBAs, alumni, faculty and staff – packed into the campus at 135 Main St. for the big event. We kicked off the night with Dan Levin, COO of Box, who gave a fantastic…

Jose Garcia – The man behind the shorts

In preparation for the marathon, Jose Garcia M´15 (or negro as we all know him) ran more this winter than the T! Tuesday afternoon after the marathon, Jose felt his legs sore from running the 26 miles of the Boston marathon in an amazing 2h 42 minutes. Monday morning had been a tough one. Not…

Janco Damas

2015 Babson Energy Conference blows up!

The Annual Babson Energy & Environment Conference did indeed blow up this year.  Whereas it was once a comfortable gathering of Babson students.  This year, it caught fire and blew up into a gathering dominated by industry professionals. Many Babson alumni are currently among the foremost implementing new technology into an otherwise historic energy grid. …

Ashni Shah

Android co-founder dumbfounded, Babson misses opportunity!

Babson had the honour of hosting Rich Miner this week as a speaker at the “In the First Person” seminar on Managing the Technology-Intensive Enterprise class taught by Prof. Anirudh Debhar. Rich Miner co-founded Android and is a pioneer in the mobile space. He leads Google Ventures’ East Coast investment team and is based in Cambridge,…

Become a leader, not a manager – Bob Chapman at Babson College

Bob Chapman is the Chairman and CEO of Barry-Wehmiller Companies, a US $1.7 billion global capital equipment and engineering consulting company that measures its success by the way they touch the lives of people. Bob starts talking about the importance of becoming leaders and not managers. This is because managers view people as objects, as…