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Changemaking at CGI U 2017

Last month, 14 Babson and Olin College of Engineering students attended the 2017 Clinton Global Initiative University Annual Meeting at Northeastern University. Cheryl and Emily have been engaged with CGI U since Babson became a University Network member in 2013, and it’s been a tremendous source of joy for them to see our students in action,…

Cheryl Kiser

Heading to Clinton Global Initiative University

By Cheryl Kiser, Executive Director of The Lewis Institute and the Babson Social Innovation Lab. This weekend, Emily and I are so excited to join and support a robust team of Babson and Olin College students at the 2017 Clinton Global Initiative University Annual Meeting. As a CGI U Network member for 5 years, we’ve…

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Babson Sending Eight Students to CGI U 2016 in San Francisco

Eight Babson students have been accepted to the 2016 Clinton Global Initiative University (“CGI U”), held from April 1-3 at the University of California, Berkeley in the San Francisco Bay Area. The annual conference will bring over 1,000 student leaders from more than 35 universities who have pledged a “Call to Action” in one of…

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Growing Community of Social Changemakers at Babson

By Prabha Dublish, Undergraduate student at Babson College and Undergraduate Scholar at The Lewis Institute. As I enter into the second semester of my sophomore year here at Babson, I am thankful for the opportunities I have had so far to grow as an individual while following my passion. When Emily, the Associate Director of…

Cheryl Kiser

2015 In the Field

By Cheryl Kiser, Executive Director of The Lewis Institute and Babson Social Innovation Lab. Just 3 weeks into the New Year and it feels like things are already in full swing. We hope that the holidays were a peaceful and reflective time and you return to your work energized and full of renewed purpose. Here…

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12 Babson Students Accepted to CGI U 2015

Twelve Babson students have been invited to attend the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative University, held from March 6-8 at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. The meeting will bring together over 1,000 student leaders from more than 35 universities across the country who have pledged a Call to Action in one of CGI…

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Seeds of Fortune at CGI U

By Nitiya Walker, Babson College Undergraduate student. 1,100 innovative student leaders, 700 commitments to action, 3 days, and 1 university brought together future ideas that could possibly enhance our world’s next generation of leaders. The Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) focuses on areas of education, environment, climate change, peace and human rights, poverty alleviation,…

Emily Weiner

On Our Way to CGI U

This Friday, I have the great privilege of accompanying 12 Babson students to the 7th Annual Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting. (You can read all about the Babson team here.) I get to see the amazing ideas, passion, and accomplishments of Babson students all the time. But I’m reminded exactly how special this place is…

The Lewis Institute

Babson Students Accepted to CGI U

Decisions are in from the Clinton Global Initiative University and we are delighted to have 12 Babson students accepted to attend the 2014 Annual Meeting. CGI U has the potential to be such a transformative event on its own, but when you combine it with a cohort experience like this one, the possibilities are limitless.…

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Join Daquan Oliver for CGI U Twitter Chat November 5th

Continuing their work to support emerging entrepreneurs, Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) has been hosting monthly twitter chats since July via #CGIUchat. This month, CGI U honoree and Babson Undergraduate Student Daquan Oliver has been invited to talk about his work with Recesspreneurs through this channel. Daquan will join a group of CGI U…