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Shannon Sweeny

Arist: A Dose of Education in Your Morning Routine

Arist is the world’s first platform to offer college courses via text messaging. Arist’s first course is in entrepreneurship and with this technology, this course is accessible to anyone who has a cell phone. The co-founders are Babson student Michael Ioffe ’21, founder of TILE, the world’s largest conversations series, and UCLA student Riley Wilson,…

Shannon Sweeny

thehidden: Rebellious Self-Expression

Wes Woodson ’20 is the CEO and Founder of thehidden. Woodson was raised in an affluent, predominantly white, Boston suburb. “While growing up, my parents had me dress in a particular way: preppy, tailored, and clean,” said Woodson. He didn’t feel like he was able to properly express himself through his own fashion choices, and…

Shannon Sweeny

The Contribune: Inspiring stories of overcoming adversity and pursuing dreams

David Miller ’16, along with his partner Julian Wallace, are the co-founders of The Contribune, a news site where inspiring people share their stories about pursing their passions and dreams and overcoming adversity. People profiled in The Contribune write their own stories, with a bit of help from Miller and his editors. Babson alumni featured:…

Michael Chmura

10 Annual Babson Latin American Forum To Focus On “Empowering Leaders”

The 10th annual Babson Latin American Forum will take place at Babson’s Wellesley campus on Friday, April 6, 2018 with the focus on “Empowering Leaders”.  Speakers include: Alberto Vollmer – CEO Ron Santa Teresa Andres Moreno – CEO Open English John McIntire – Senior Advisor Endeavor Global Santiago Gomez – Owner of Cosme/ATLA Restaurants Eduardo…

Shannon Sweeny

Raised Right: Putting Animals First

Braeden Ruud MS ’16, along with his family, founded Raised Right, a company that makes stage-of-life specific meals for dogs and cats with human-grade ingredients and safety standards. Raised Right’s subscription service will deliver the perfect amount of pet food to your door with environmentally friendly materials. Ruud’s background in ranching and farming, along with…

Michael Chmura

Babson Hosts 3rd Annual Babson India Symposium: The Best Of A Billion Minds

The 3rd Babson India Symposium will be held on March 10th, 2018 at the Babson College Wellesley campus and will bring together students, alumni, faculty, and staff to connect, build relationships, and network with esteemed speakers and their peers.  The Babson India Symposium was created to provide a platform for students and professionals in the…

Brianna Radicioni

Babson Alumni Unite Across Five Cities for 5th Annual Day of Service

More than 130 Babson College alumni, family, and friends gathered throughout the month of February in Boston, Miami, New York, San Francisco, and Charlotte for Babson’s 5th Annual Day of Service. The first effort spanned four cities itself, in support of Project Glimmer—a nonprofit that inspires at-risk teenage girls and women to believe in themselves…

Michael Chmura

Poet Eileen Myles Reads At Babson April 3rd

Poet, novelist, performer, and art journalist Eileen Myles will visit Babson College on Tuesday April 3, 2018, 7 p.m., Carling-Sorenson Theatre, as part of the Charles D. and Marjorie J. Thompson Visiting Poet Series. Myles (preferred pronoun they/ them/ theirs) is the author of more than twenty books, including Afterglow (a dog memoir), Chelsea Girls,…

Michael Chmura

Babson Is A Top Producer Of Fulbright U.S. Students

Babson College is included on the list, of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2017-2018 Fulbright U.S. students, recently announced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.  The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Two students from Babson received Fulbright awards for academic…

Shannon Sweeny

Fast Forward: Helping Students Accelerate Their Careers

Pichon Duplan ’10 is the co-founder of Fast Forward, a social impact organization to help students accelerate their careers. Duplan and his co-founder Tucker Matheson founded the organization in November 2016, while they were working as management consultants at a global professional services firm. The Idea “The idea for Fast Forward originally came from our…