Creating Social Value

Cheryl Kiser

Creating Social Value

What does it really take to create lasting social value within an organization? Bringing academics, MBA students and active practitioners together for the MBA course Social Value Creation Matters, we went on a 2-year journey to find out. Students were invited to arm themselves with the knowledge they would need to create social value by…

Undergraduate

Jenn Tenczar

Key Messages from Tim Ryan’s Babson Visit

This blog was written by Dan Macumber, Class of 2015.  I had the privilege of attending a speaker event hosted by PwC, where I will have an internship this coming summer. The speaker, Tim Ryan, is the Vice Chairman and Markets, Strategy and Stakeholders Leader for the company, and he is a Babson Alumn. The…

Living Entrepreneurship

The (Un)stickiness of Memory

Excerpts taken from an original essay by Yulkendy Valdez, Class of 2017 Memory, like a sticky note, can be easily glued as much as it can be easily detached—easily recalled as much as it can be easily forgotten. The inverse actions of remembering and forgetting encompass cultural memory, and more specifically in the scope of…

Living Entrepreneurship

Past B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists: Where Are They Now? (Series: Part V)

Post from SoYoon Jun ’14, founder of How To Marry: Rob Dalton M’14 is in his final stretch for the evening MBA program at Babson. He is a co-founder of 88 Acres, a business that won the 2013 Graduate B.E.T.A. Challenge. I have got a chance to interview Rob and his co-founder, Nicole Ledoux, about their…

Creating Social Value

Notes from the Case Files: The Most Extraordinary Thing About Adam

By Jesseca P. Timmons, a case writer in Entrepreneurial Studies and Social Entrepreneurship for the Lewis Institute at Babson College. Meeting entrepreneur Adam Braun in person had an enormous impact on how the Pencils of Promise case was positioned, developed and written. After talking to Adam on WebEx, Mary Gale and I wanted to hear…

Living Entrepreneurship

What is at the top of your strategy list?

Developing strategies for your business is fundamental. However, strategies can only be “strategic” when they follow a timeline that matches the progress of your business. As I’m writing this blog, there is one particular area in my business that needs strategizing immediately: virtual management. How about yours?   It is the nature of my business…

News & Announcements

Opportunity Network Honors Undergraduate Shatiek Gatlin

Babson Sophomore Shatiek Gatlin is the recipient of  The Opportunity Network‘s 2014 Bremond and Michael MacDougall Award for Student Achievement. Each year, The Opportunity Network selects one student in its program to receive this award, in recognition of that student’s exemplary academic and early professional accomplishments. Typically given to college seniors, Gatlin is the youngest student…

Undergraduate

Peer Career Ambassadors

What the heck am I going to talk to a Director about?

This post was written by Jacob Vick ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. It’s been a message that has been hammered into me through my school, faculty, family, and friends; networking is important. But there will come a point where you say “okay I’m sold….but what am I going to talk to them about?” Now my…

Undergraduate

Peer Career Ambassadors

My Tan Has Faded… Now What?

This post was written by Jaclyn Gaines ’16, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. So it has been two weeks since we returned to Babson from Spring Break. We exchanged warm sunshine for cooler New England temperatures. We left sandy beaches to head to classrooms. And, our tans slowly faded as reality struck that the semester is…

Undergraduate

Florenza Phung

What’s my 168?

There are 168 hours in a week. How you manage your 168 hours a week will be critical for the next four years that you have in college. I am currently a senior at Babson College and these last four years flew by in a flash. Appreciate every minute that you have in college before it’s…