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Kerry Healey

Rewriting the Script for Success

On October 26, I had the opportunity to address an incredible group of women at the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. We had a robust discussion about women, work-life balance, multi-generational work environments, and the evolving definition of success in our careers and our lives. I hope that this conversation serves as a starting point…

Michael Chmura

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…

Michael Chmura

Can Medalist Ryan Lochte Stop His Endorsement Deals From Hemorrhaging?

“Gold medalist Ryan Lochte has some interesting challenges ahead of him in the coming months,” says Babson Arts and Entertainment Law Professor Toni Lester. Lochte was accused of lying to Brazilian authorities about being assaulted at a gas station while in Rio for the games this summer. As a result, companies like Speedo and Ralph…

Michael Chmura

Babson Hosts Inaugural STEP Global Academic Conference

Babson will host the first Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP) Global Academic Conference, October 13-15, 2016, which will include a multitude of opportunities for STEP colleagues to work collaboratively, providing rigorous and valuable insights into STEP research and issues associated with transgenerational entrepreneurship. The event will take place at Babson’s new 100 High Street campus…

Michael Chmura

Roger Babson’s Founding Principles: Key to Sustaining into a Second Century

This Founder’s Day, with just three years to go before Babson College’s Centennial, it is appropriate to consider Roger Babson’s convictions and motivations for founding our school, as summarized in a profile published in a 1930 issue of The New Yorker magazine. Short version: (1) the Seer of Wellesley Hills likely would have endorsed our…

Michael Chmura

Law Faculty And Their Students Receive Numerous Honors

Six out of seven members of the Babson law faculty and one of their students received collectively an unprecedented eight awards this spring and summer. The “award-fest” started this spring when Professor Toni Lester received a Babson Faculty Scholar award to support her research. Senior Lecturer Cheryl Kirschner received a Lewis Institute Change-maker Award for…

Michael Chmura

The Conflict Between Science And Religion Lies In Our Brains

The conflict between science and religion may have its origins in the structure of our brains, researchers at Case Western Reserve University and Babson College have found. Clashes between the use of faith vs. scientific evidence to explain the world around us dates back centuries and is perhaps most visible today in the arguments between…

Michael Chmura

Professor Hanna Co-Authors “Email Marketing in a Digital World”

Babson Marketing Professor Richard Hanna has co-authored Email Marketing in a Digital World: The Basics and Beyond, with Professor Scott D. Swain and entrepreneur Jason Smith. Despite annual predictions of its demise, email marketing remains one of the most important tools for businesses and other organizations. The reason is simple. Other communication tools, including social…