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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Student Business Aims to Bring Shoes to the World

Greensole, a Babson graduate student business making a social impact by recycling discarded shoes and creating comfortable footwear for communities in need, is looking to scale up through an Indiegogo campaign this month. Greensole is founded by Babson graduate student, Shriyans Bhandari MS’16 and Ramesh Dhami. In 2016, Greensole hit their milestone of helping 10,000…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Alumni and Leaders Nominated for Rosoff Awards New Vision for Diversity

Babson leadership members Sadie Burton-Goss, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, and Jane Edmonds, Vice President of Governance, as well as Babson alumni Daquan Oliver ’14, Executive Director and Founder of WeThrive, Ian So ’08, CEO and Co-Founder of Chicken & Rice Guys, and Esmeralda Lambert MBA’11, CEO and Founder of Esmeralda Lambert LLC have been nominated…

Brianna DiPietro

Babson Graduate Business: Gravyty

Babson graduate students Adam Martel M’17, a major gifts officer who has helped nonprofits raise millions of dollars, and Rich Palmer M’16, a product developer with eight years of experience in data and analytics, are helping nonprofits with some of their biggest challenges: retaining donors, and raising more money. Gravyty Gravyty helps nonprofits retain donors and…

Michael Chmura

CWEL’s Duffy At SXSW.edu: Teaching Women Entrepreneurs

“Entrepreneurship education is not ‘one size fits all,’” said Susan Duffy, executive director of the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson, at this year’s SXSW.edu in Austin. Duffy’s session shared practical tips on creating “alternative spaces” that support the entrepreneurial development of women. She used as example, Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab, which…

Michael Chmura

Babson Alumni Featured On “From Founder To CEO” Podcasts

Several alumni entrepreneurs were interviewed for the “From Founder To CEO” podcasts of Todd Uterstaedt during its Babson College Week. Daquan Oliver “Daquan earned his Bachelor of Science from Babson and leads Jossle, a company that connects college students with brands. This young Co-founder & CEO continues to expand his company’s reach to over 25 cities.…

Michael Chmura

Babson Startup Profile: Parlor Skis

What is your name and the name of your business? Mark Wallace M’14, Parlor Skis. What’s the mission or description of your business? Parlor is a New England based custom ski builder. Launched in Cambridge, Parlor offers a level of customer service, customization and performance that separates them from the traditional ski companies. Every ski…