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Babson MBA Biz – Gleeout – Recess For Adults

Naveed Ghalib MBA’16 has opened a new fitness facility in Woburn, MA – Gleeout – which, he says, provides “recess for adults.” “Adults can come in and play games like tag, bubble soccer, relay races and PE type games all for the purposes of working out. We call it ‘the most fun workouts’,” Ghalib says.…

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Manizales Más Scholars Receive Innovation and Entrepreneurship Teaching Excellence Award

Professors Viviana Molina Osorio from Universidad Autónoma de Manizales and Maria Paulina Vásquez Varela from Universidad de Manizales have received a Certificate of Special Merit of the 3rd Innovation and Entrepreneurship Teaching Excellence Awards presented during the 12th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Paris last month. Their award winning case history – “Ruta…

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Goldman Alum Biz Tremendous Maid Among Inner CIty 100

Boston-based Tremendous Maid, led by CEO Victoria Amador,  is among the 100 (#45) fastest-growing inner city companies, as ranked by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC). Amador is a participant in Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses Program, (Babson Wellesley cohort) designed to unlock the growth and job-creation potential of small businesses in the U.S. by providing greater…

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Alumni Business Unruly Studios Launches Unruly Splats

Unruly Studios is a Boston-based edtech start-up that creates interactive games to empower kids with critical STEM skills while encouraging physical play and social engagement. According to Founder Bryanne Leeming, its products get kids moving around and engaging with the whole room for their first ever experience of Active STEM Play. Its new product, Unruly…

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Vice Provost Reza Among Speakers At China Entrepreneurship Conference

Amir Reza, Vice Provost for International & Multicultural Education, will be among the speakers at the Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Conference in Shaoshan, Hunan, China on September 27, 2017. The forum has invited representatives from the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Development and Reform Commission, the CPC Central Committee Policy…

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VP Edmonds Moderates Women’s Workforce Council Panel

Jane C. Edmonds, VP for Programming and Community Outreach, served as panel moderator at the Boston Women’s Workforce Council’s 3rd annual Best Practices Conference on September 29, 2017 at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston. Her panelists included J.D. Chesloff, Massachusetts Business Roundtable;  Jesse Mermell, Alliance for Business Leadership; and Jim Rooney, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.…

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Graduate’s Motivational Book Wins New Apple E-Book Award for Excellence

The Excellence Habit, the best-selling motivational book written by Vlad Zachary MBA’99, has won the new Apple e-book award for Excellence in Independent Publishing. The Excellence Habit is a captivating read that offers an honest examination of universal principles for positive change. The book is a reminder that we are the owners of our success.…

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Alumni Joint Exhibition: A Coming Of Age

A joint Hollister Gallery exhibition – A Coming Of Age – features the work of two talented Babson graduates: LaShonda Cooks ’10 (The Pursuit of Womanhood) and Jamaal Eversley ’10 (Smells Like Teen Spirit). (Exhibition hours: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Monday–Friday, through October 26, 2017.)  “LaShonda and I have always admired each other’s artwork,”…

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Babson Community Members Nominated For 50 on Fire Awards

Several members of the Babson community have been nominated as finalists in the BostInno 50 on Fire awards competition, “highlighting the most impactful group of individuals and companies in Boston tech and innovation”. Education Finalists David Chang, Babson College Summer Venture Program Influential Bostonian, entrepreneur, and angel investor David Chang is Director of the Summer…

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Alumni Businesses Named To Inc. 5000

Several Babson alumni businesses are among those named to the 2017 Inc. 5000 “annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America.” #62: Allego                                   3-Year Growth: 5,401.50% 2016 Revenue: $5.7m Industry: Software Leadership:  Yuchun Lee MBA’96 & Mark Magnacca ’91 Makes a mobile sales learning platform to help workforces share content, master their pitch,…