News & Announcements Blog / Tag: Social Entrepreneurship

Michael Chmura

Boston Builds Global Epicenter For Social Entrepreneurship

Babson President Kerry Healey was among the participants on the panel, How Boston Built A Global Epicenter For Social Entrepreneurship, at the Collaborative and Classy Awards event in Boston on June 15th. Other participants included Geoff Mamlet, President, Impact Hub Boston; Sarah Gallop, Co-Director, Office of Government and Community Relations, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; David Brown, Vice President of Innovation Leadership,…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Undergraduate Business Making Laundry ‘Clean’

Babson undergraduate students Ryan Lupberger ’18 and Sam Gaudet ’18 are the founders of CleanCult, a subscription service that they say delivers the most effective, non-toxic laundry pods, so that you can feel clean, not chemicals. Their mission is to deliver that “clean-sheets feeling” to people while removing harmful chemicals from their skin and the…

Shannon Sweeny

The Association of Latino Professionals for America Appoints Babson Student Josuel Plasencia ’17 as First Student Director

The Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) has appointed Josuel Plasencia ’17 as the first Student Director on the ALPFA Board of Directors. In accordance with ALPFA’s by-laws, and to ensure that student members’ interests and concerns receive even greater consideration, Plasencia was selected as the Student Member Director at the May 13 board meeting. He…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Student Business Aims to Bring Shoes to the World

Greensole is a Babson graduate student business making a social impact by recycling discarded shoes and creating comfortable footwear for communities in need. Greensole is founded by Babson graduate student, Shriyans Bhandari MS’16, a long distance runner that saw an issue with how many shoes he was discarding, and Ramesh Dhami. In 2016, Greensole hit their milestone…

Brianna DiPietro

Babson Student Startup: PICCPerfect

Babson Undergraduate student Emily Levy ’16 didn’t let her diagnosis take control of her life – she used it to empower others in similar situations. Here’s her ‘PICC’ perfect story:

Babson College PR

Featured Alumni Business: MandaSeguro.com

What is your name, and the name of your business? I am Matias Sevi ’12, the founder of MandaSeguro.com What’s the mission or description of your business? Our slogan is “Innovating the way to help your loved ones.” MandaSeguro.com is a website that allows Hispanics that currently live in the US to help their family…

Why Food Entrepreneurship Matters

Food Sol Director Rachel Greenberger (http://www.foodsol.org/; @Food_Sol; @businessforfood) posts a Food Day blog on the importance of entrepreneurial leadership in bringing tangible change to the global food systems marketplace. Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable,  and sustainable food. Rachel’s Food Day blog:  http://www.foodday.org/why_food_entrepreneurship_matters

A United Nations Face of PRME Visits Babson

Highlights of this month’s celebration of PRME – Principles of Responsible Management Education – are the visit today by Jonas Haertle, Head of the United Nations PRME Secretariat, the Party for the Principles – tonight from 5-7 p.m., and the launch of the new Babson faculty book The New Entrepreneurial Leader. At a morning reception,…

Thoreau Inspires Senior To Discover Difference Between Want vs. Need

Thoreau didn’t have duct tape… …but he was able to build a fire when it was cold! Babson senior Ryan Cornelius has set an altruistic goal for himself for 48 hours this week.  He is spending the time close to nature – with only cardboard, a tarp, water, crackers, an Army blanket, and the clothes…

Michael Chmura

EazyOn

Business: EazyOn Connor Lemenze ’10, clemenze@me.com Website: www.EazyOn.com Slogan:  The spray that gets you into your sport Located: NJ & VT Idea Began: As a Babson Undergraduate on the Babson Ski Team I noticed the struggle and pain individuals, on the team and in the base lodge had putting on their ski boots.  Ski boots…