Living Entrepreneurship

Linda Woods Curtin

CWEL’s Fall Event Lineup: Bridging the Gender Gap

There’s been a lot of discussion and debate lately about the lack of women in the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Boston and beyond. At Babson’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, we’re addressing the gender imbalance by creating innovative education programs and events to empower women to reach their full potential. We’re pleased to announce a robust…

Living Entrepreneurship

What St. Louis Teaches Me: A Young Woman’s Perspective

Post by Yulkendy Valdez St. Louis became my new home at the age of ten. It also became my influence: a teacher of sorts. I passed neighborhoods where racial discord was apparent. I also passed neighborhoods where one could see a clear divide between white and black neighborhoods. This picture of St. Louis only becomes…

Undergraduate

James Dewey-Rosenfeld

The Kick Off

Ah…September. A time for great weather (in the Boston area), the start of the school year, football season (real and fantasy), and travel season for our office. Cheryl, an Associate Director in our office, has already been in Asia for two weeks, we’ve had our fantasy football draft, our students are back on campus, orientation for first…

Living Entrepreneurship

BRIC

Goodbye Beijing

Post by Cezary Bialon ’16 and Paulina Bosque ’16 During the first week in Beijing, China the group had some amazing experiences. The highlight of which is safe to say was climbing the Great Wall of China. Everyone was amazed by the structure’s history as well as by the views from the top. Walking on…

Undergraduate

David Hines

The Fifth Stage of Team Development

I have spent the past three summers teaching leadership and outdoor skills at the National Advanced Youth Leadership Training Experience. The principal tool we used to teach team awareness was a model incorporating four stage of team development. However, during the final days International Development Design Summit (IDDS) I learned of an additional stage of team development about which I had…

Creating Social Value

Rachel Greenberger

10 Questions for Local Food Entrepreneur: Kate McAleer

This interview originally appeared on Examiner.com. There was a chocolate emergency when this Examiner called to interview Kate McAleer. “10,000 pounds of chocolate just arrived at our door! We expected it next week but it just showed up… All is well now.” Bixby & Co. is a two-and-a half-year-old natural candy company about to launch…

News & Announcements

Babson CAO Craven Among Boston Irish Reporter 2014 Honorees

The Boston Irish Reporter will honor Babson College CAO Katherine Craven during its annual anniversary luncheon Friday, October 24th, 11:45 a.m., Seaport Hotel, Boston. Also honored at “Boston Irish Honors 2014” will be the Burke Family - Jacquelyn, John, Paul, Dennis, and Michael – and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh. “We are especially pleased that this…

Undergraduate

Sophan Smith

Calling all Retail Fanatics!

Calling all Retail Fanatics! The EDENS Retail Challenge is an annual competition for student entrepreneurs who are passionate about changing the face of retail. Graduate and undergraduate students from across the country compete in a multi-step process that culminates in one final pitch to a panel of industry leaders. Entrants must initially submit a video…

Undergraduate

End of summer – now what?

Summer break almost ended and so all the internships. Concluding on a positive note is very helpful, especially since the internship search for Summer 2015 has already begun (for areas such as finance and accounting). Keeping in touch with previous supervisors may put you at the top of the list in case you have done well…

Living Entrepreneurship

BRIC

Pro Travel Tips

Travel Lesson: Make sure to photocopy both your passport and visas way ahead of when you are traveling. Never do it when you are in a rush. You might pick up only the copies that come out and forget to grab the passport. That’s a no-no. At 11:00pm, 4.5 hours prior to our bus departure…