Faculty & Leadership Blog / Tag: Rwanda

Dennis Hanno

Similarities and Differences Between Countries

This post was written by Madeline Pickering ‘14 What an amazing opportunity I have had this summer with Babson. I got the chance to go to two different African countries to teach entrepreneurial leadership. Last week was Ghana, and now my time in Rwanda is almost over. I thought that traveling to Rwanda after visiting…

Dennis Hanno

We’re Building True Relationships… and Making a Difference

This post was written by UG alum Aditi Sahani ’07 My excitement to be in Rwanda to teach could barely be contained within me for the last 3 months. So every time I thought about this trip, I was singing the song ‘Waka Waka Baby, it’s time for Africaaa’! It’s nothing like what I imagined…

Dennis Hanno

Brainstorming to Solve Problems

This post was written by Emily Gringas MBA ‘06 Today was our second day at the Babson Entrepreneurial Leadership Academy and it has been going great. Today we expanded on identifying the needs of the students’ communities and finding ideas to help meet those needs. We did a lot of brainstorming in small groups with…

Dennis Hanno

PR for the Babson Entrepreneurial Leadership Academy

We’ve received some great press from top news organizations who are fascinated by our work in Ghana and Rwanda! Check out the following links to articles and blogs: BusinessWeek: Babson Teaches Startup Skills to Students in Ghana and Rwanda Forbes: Babson College Launches Leadership Academic for African Students Ghana Business News: Entrepreneurship institution, Babson College…

Dennis Hanno

From the Outside In, to the Inside Out

This post was written by Bob McDonald MBA ’06 Travel…in a totally different way. I enjoy traveling and jump at the opportunity to visit new places in the U.S. and around the world whenever I can. But I have never traveled in this way before. When I travel, I value those experiences that allow me…

Dennis Hanno

Our First Post in Rwanda!

This post was written by undergraduate student Alex Lim ’14 I came to Rwanda with hopes to teach entrepreneur ship to high school students here. However, after spending mere a day with these students, I can’t describe how much I learned from them. Despite different levels of education, these bright, young students were just as…

Dennis Hanno

Follow Me to Ghana and Rwanda this Summer!

I’m already well on this summer’s journey to Ghana then Rwanda with two terrific groups of current Babson students and Babson alumni (http://babson.imodules.com/2011servicelearningprojects). Together, we are launching the first sessions of the Babson Entrepreneurial Leadership Academy in both countries, working closely with local high school students to help them discover and develop their business and leadership…