Creating Social Value Blog / Tag: Undergraduate

The Lewis Institute

The Entrepreneurial Landscape of Healthcare in Kenya

By Ruth Shalom Kinyua ’19. Currently in my sophomore year and an international student from Nairobi, Kenya, I was drawn to The Schlesinger Fund for Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship’s programs focusing on entrepreneurship in the healthcare systems of developing countries. I was concerned about healthcare in Kenya, particularly because the public health system has had a…

The Lewis Institute

One Millennial to Another

Global Scholar Marvin Tarawally ’17 recently published a powerful blog post on the challenges he sees facing his generation and how he believes a sea change can be created: Millennials and the Challenge of Our Generation. We are so proud of this action-based approach to social impact we are seeing taking hold here at Babson:…

The Lewis Institute

Sharing Insights on CSR

By Brenna Leary ’18. As a student who has been interested in sustainability and the environment since childhood, attending a business school doesn’t necessarily seem like the most comfortable fit. Oftentimes, business students and professors think, speak, and act in economic terms, and it seems as though social and environmental value gets lost in the…

Office of Faith and Service

Day Three: From the Windows, To the Walls…

Grace Morton ’14: Our Wednesday night festivities started off at a small local restaurant called “2 Paul’s Radically Urban Barbeque,” where we indulged ourselves in classic Cajun sandwiches. Pulled pork and brisket were top on the list for the group favorites, especially when topped with the special sweet jelly pepper sauce. Once we were stuffed…

Office of Faith and Service

Day One: Drew where are you?

Kelsey Bronski ’14: Since we arrived in Lafayette we have seen a drive-through daiquiri store and discovered we could hop our backyard’s fence into Walmart’s parking lot. Needless to say we’re not in Wellesley anymore. We’ve ventured into Walmart at least 3 times now- and everyone there wants to be our friend. We have been…

Office of Faith and Service

Day Two: Framing

Kyle Shute ’12: In the spirit of emerging ourselves into the Lafayette culture, we went to Old Tyme Grocery and indulged in some phenomenal po’ boys (basically a sub). The owner of the restaurant spontaneously serenated us with his accordion. Last night I let the arcade get the best of me. We pooled our tickets…