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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,…

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Alumna Biz To Compete On Steve Harvey’s FUNDERDOME

Emily Lagasse MBA’15, founder and CEO of Fedwell Pet Foods, will compete on Steve Harvey’s FUNDERDOME, airing on ABC, Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 9 p.m. Eastern/8 p.m. Central. “I will be pitching a new product in front of a live studio audience (eek!) for a chance at $50,000! To find out what happens, you’ll have…

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Vice Provost Reza Webinar: Global Learning—Beyond Study Abroad

Vice Provost for International and Multicultural Education Amir Reza will be among the panelists in the webinar Global Learning—Beyond Study Abroad on September 12, 2017 at 2 pm ET. According to the Association of American Colleges & Universities, “Student engagement with global issues and perspectives should no longer rest with one elective or one semester…

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Babson’s Play Business And HubCharge Finalists In National RECESS Pitch Competition

Babson student businesses Play Business and HubCharge are among the 15 college startup finalists of the RECESS Pitch Competition in Los Angeles.  Babson is the only college to place two startups among the finalists of this national competition. Startup: Play Business Babson Graduate Student Joan Segura Emerging markets and mostly Latin American countries have nearly…

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Century Bank’s Sloane Family Headlines Babson’s Third Thursdays Speaker Series

The Sloane Family, founders of family-owned Century Bank, discussed pointers, tips, and tricks to self-financing ventures successfully, during the recent kickoff of the Babson Alumni & Friends Network and the Alumni Club of Boston May Third Thursdays speaker series.  Generously sponsored by Century Bank, the panel of speakers included Founder and Chairman Marshall M. Sloane,…

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MBA Graduate Establishes Cambridge Educators Design Lab

Angeline UyHam MBA’16 is founder of the Cambridge Educators Design Lab, which, provides an opportunity for communities to collaborate on bold ideas that make a difference in the lives of students. By using design thinking matched with an entrepreneurial mindset, the lab collectively transform ideas into solutions. The lab serves as a new model for…