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Michael Chmura

RWJF Honors InnerCity Weightlifting

InnerCity Weightlifting, founded by Jon Feinman MBA’10, is among the three 2016 winners of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Sports Award. The winners will receive a $7,500 cash award and will be honored at a September 28, 2016 ceremony at the RWJF headquarters in Princeton, N.J. The three recipients have been awarded this honor…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Participates in Global Surgery Hack-a-thon in Mbarara, Uganda

Eleven students and faculty from Babson College attended the CAMTech Uganda Global Surgery Hack-a-thon at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) on August 26-28, 2016. Through the Leonard A. Schlesinger Fund for Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship, Babson partnered with The Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech) as the lead event sponsor and curriculum adviser. The event…

Michael Chmura

Adjoint Inc. Selected for EY Startup Blockchain Challenge

Adjoint Inc. is one of 6 companies selected for the London-based Ernst & Young Startup Blockchain Challenge. During the six week programme, which begins on 12 September, the startups will move into an innovation hub in the office space of a technology accelerator in Canary Wharf, London. They will have access to a selection of…

Michael Chmura

MBA Writes Business Guide For Farmers

Author Julia Shanks MBA’06 distills years of teaching and business consulting with farmers into this comprehensive, accessible guide, The Farmer’s Office. She covers all aspects of launching, running and growing a successful farm business through effective bookkeeping and business management, providing tools to make managerial decisions, apply for a loan or other financing, and offering…

Michael Chmura

Ian So ’08 Among Boston Business Journal 40 Under 40

Ian So ’08, co-founder of The Chicken & Rice Guys, is among the new Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 honorees. According to BBJ: “This year’s Boston Business Journal 40 Under 40 honorees are all young and extremely talented professionals. As a group, they represent a wide variety of business industries in the for-profit, nonprofit…

Michael Chmura

Santander Universities – Babson Entrepreneurship And Innovation Symposium for Redemprendia Fellows Kicks-Off

The Santander Universities – Babson Entrepreneurship & Innovation Symposium for Redemprendia Fellows will take place September 2-7, 2016 at the Babson Executive Conference Center. The goal of this program, offered to Santander Fellows from around the world, is to bring together academics, business incubator executives, entrepreneurs, and government officials to learn, network, and exchange best-in-class…

Shannon Sweeny

Two Babson San Francisco MBAs Found Opportunity in Solar

Kyle Cherrick MBA ’16 and Jeff Rodgers MBA ’16, Blended Learning students at the Babson San Francisco campus, met at orientation.  They were assigned to the same working group for the first set of courses of their MBA program. From there, Solar Merchant, later to be known as Pick My Solar was born. Solar Merchant…

Michael Chmura

Abby Fabiaschi ’02 Author First Novel

Abby Fabiaschi ’02 is looking forward to the January publication of her new novel, I Liked My Life (St. Martin’s Press; January 31, 2017; hardcover), a poignant and fresh look at the fraught sacrifices of motherhood and the nuances of mourning between a hormonal teen and a powerful alpha male father. Written with the domestic…

Brianna Radicioni

Babson Professor Jay Rao to Speak at the Corporate Intrapreneur Summit in New York on September 9

Babson College Professor Jay Rao will co-lead a session about Enterprise Venture Design at the upcoming Corporate Intrapreneur Summit, alongside IDEO Cambridge Portfolio Director Katherine Londergan. Summit participants, including industry experts and individuals looking to create new business value and respond to competitors, will share best practices on how intrapreneurs can scale innovation and deliver…

Michael Chmura

Cramer Names Debi Kleiman To Board of Advisors

Debi Kleiman, executive director of Babson College’s Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship and a veteran marketing executive with decades of global business and marketing leadership, will join Cramer, a brand experience agency based in Greater Boston, as a member of its board of advisors. “In marketing, the world of brand experiences is on fire. CMOs…