Creating Social Value Blog / Tag: Uganda

The Lewis Institute

Addressing Poverty Through Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship

By Rebecca Rosemé Obounou, Assistant Director, Leonard A. Schlesinger Fund for Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship. I am first generation Haitian-American, born right here in the city of Cambridge. Reverse of how most Haitian-Americans experience Haiti, my parents returned to the country with our family (urban city kids) during my adolescence. We settled in Northern Haiti in…

The Lewis Institute

A Doctor, An Engineer, and An Entrepreneur Walk Into A Surgical Suite…

By Wiljeana Jackson Glover, Assistant Professor of Technology, Operations and Information Management at Babson College and Co-Faculty Director of the Leonard A. Schlesinger Fund for Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship. “Most intellectual training focuses on analytical skills. Whether in literary criticism or scientific investigation, the academic mind is best at taking things apart. The complementary arts of…

The Lewis Institute

Babson Student Finalist in Microsoft’s Challenge for Change

Last day to vote for your favorite finalist in Microsoft’s Challenge for Change. Part of their YouthSpark initiative designed to “empower youth to change the world”, Microsoft is giving away grand prize packages to the 5 finalists who receive the most votes. We are thrilled to have Babson student Brian Hickey amongst the 20 finalists for…

Rayshawn

Turning Ideas into Action

Between March 16th and March 24th I spent an inordinate amount of time on buses. 22 hours commuting between Kigali and Kampala. An additional 12 hours on a bus traveling from place to place in and around Kampala. A lot of people (myself included) would wonder why anyone would spend an average of four hours…