Faculty & Leadership Blog / Author: Michael Chmura

Michael Chmura

Being Entrepreneurial: Practices To Develop Your Entrepreneurial Mindset

Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candy Brush will discuss “Being Entrepreneurial: Practices to Develop Your Entrepreneurial Mindset” at the Estrad lecture series of the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research Institute in Stockholm on December 2, 2016. ESBRI’s web-TV will livestream the presentation. ”Estrad” is an open lecture series where researchers present their latest findings…

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Thirty-Seven Academic Institutions Participate In Inaugural STEP Global Academic Conference

Babson College hosted the inaugural STEP Project for Family Enterprise Global Academic Conference at its new Boston campus location on October 13-15, 2016.  Fifty-five STEP scholars from 35 outstanding academic institutions representing 29 countries (Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Finland, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Puerto Rico,…

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Faculty Offer Perspectives About Women’s Enterprise

Two Babson College Entrepreneurship professors are among the lecturers at the Telfer School of Management speaker series, Perspectives about Women’s Enterprise.  The speaker series features expert presentations about entrepreneurship and innovation, viewed through a gender lens. Professor Patricia Greene will speak on November 8th on The ABCs of Growth: Aspirations, Behaviors, and Confidence.  She will be presenting…

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Design That Matters Joins Global Health Track Of Affordable Design And Entrepreneurship Program

Olin College and Babson College, with vital support from the Autodesk Foundation, announce that Design that Matters (DtM) will join the new Global Health track within the Affordable Design and Entrepreneurship (ADE) program.  ADE is a collaborative course in which students co-create new products and social ventures with communities around the world to address challenges…

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Babson Research Featured At Partners Healthcare Connected Health Symposium

Adjunct faculty member Ken Accardi MBA’05 describes himself as being transformed by his Babson education.  His early career was at GE Healthcare where he led global software development for their X-Ray product line.  He then became Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the service division that doubled in size to $4B during his tenure. Since Babson,…

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Women Entrepreneurs: The Engine Of The Latin American/Caribbean Powerhouse

Latin America and the Caribbean has made the headlines several times in 2016 for the meteoric rise of many of its entrepreneurs. Now a new regional report from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) shows that at the heart of this growth is an even more rapidly growing sub-sector of businesspersons: the region’s women.  The latest…

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Babson Hosts HUBweek Forum For Global Health Innovation

Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®: A Catalyst for Change in Global Health is an entrepreneurial innovator showcase taking place Thursday, September 29 during HUBweek that highlights challenges, barriers, and solutions to accessing and providing safe, equitable healthcare delivery in low and middle income countries. The 8 a.m. event at the Babson Boston 100 High Street Campus…

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Babson College Professor Gaurab Bhardwaj Among 2016 Aspen Faculty Pioneer Award Winners

This year’s distinguished Aspen Faculty Pioneer Award winners are innovative business professors teaching about the most pressing “grand challenges” faced by our society and environment today – such as climate change, inequality, global health, financial inclusion, human rights, resource scarcity, economic development and more. The honorees, announced today by the Aspen Institute Business and Society…

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Professor Zacharakis Receives AOM Entrepreneurship Division Mentor Award

The Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division has awarded the Mentor Award to Babson Entrepreneurship Professor Zach Zacharakis. The Mentor Award recognizes extraordinary contributions in the area of mentoring.  The award is one of two career service awards that recognizes long-term contributions made towards the mission of the Division. The award is given to an individual…

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Vice Provost Brush Receives Dedication To Entrepreneurship Award

The Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division has awarded the Dedication To Entrepreneurship Award to Babson Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candy Brush. The award is meant to recognize a small number of individuals and organizations each year who have made extraordinary, long-term contributions that advance the mission and interests of the Division. Awards are…