Graduate Blog / Tag: social innovation

Nishant Udeshi

Babson Team Wins IXL Innovation Olympics

Twice a year, the IXL Center hosts an Innovation Olympics, an 8-week challenge where teams from different colleges act as consultants to produce the best business solutions for a company. In September, I was on a team with five fellow Babson graduate students competing in this year’s challenge. They told us we were accepted because of…

Jenene Romanucci

Living the Babson Mission: Embracing and Rewarding Social Impact

The F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business is committed to living Babson’s mission of educating “entrepreneurial leaders who create great economic and social value—everywhere.” My colleague Johanna Beers summed up one way we practice this in the Graduate Admissions office in the post below. Enjoy!   What do the ideas below have to do with…

Babson Graduate Students

Babson Students Attend UN Sustainable Development Goals Case Challenge

Are you wondering if your passion for social impact and sustainability will fit within a business school education? Do you want to know if there are opportunities to networking and interacting with MBA students at different business schools around Boston? Are you curious how Babson’s Entrepreneurial Thought & Action applies to real world issues? Read…

Babson Graduate Students

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…

Lily Awad

A Lesson in Green Careers: Leveraging Business Skills for the Greater Good

This February 23rd marked Babson’s 10th Annual Green Careers Summit sponsored by Mark Donohue, Chairman & CEO of Sheffield Pharmaceuticals and Senior Fellow in Social Innovation at Babson College, and The Graduate Center for Career Development. Students interested in “Green Careers” were granted the opportunity to connect with professionals from Clean Tech, Energy, Impact Investing…

Lily Awad

From Walking Alone to Wheelchair Super Heroes

Over the winter break I had the chance to connect with Lejla Arapcic, a Babson One Year MBA student. Lejla shared a bit about herself and also spoke about her ongoing involvement with Wheelchair Man, now RIM Power – Redefining Normal, a company that is developing a portfolio of assistive technologies for wheelchairs, based on…