Undergraduate Blog / Tag: creating social value

Lessons on Marketing in Tanzania

As I looked outside the bus window in Tanzania, my brain brushed over the scenery, the wealth of culture and the happiness of the people. The curse of being from a business school is that you observe good business models everywhere you go. Here are some marketing strategies that stood out to me: • The…

Brandon Schwartz

First-Week Takeaways from My Summer Experience at the United Nations

Working at the United Nations has truly been an amazing experience so far. At the United Nations, I am a Team Member for the Major Group for Children & Youth (MGCY), “the official civil society [and] young peoples’ constituency for Sustainable Development.” From just the atmosphere of working in such a highly-regarded place, to being around…

Brenda Kostyk

Join CCD and Rub Elbows with Cambridge Start Ups

Interested in connecting with entrepreneurs in one of the most heralded startup hubs in the world?  On March 27, CCD will host a select group of students to visit entrepreneurs in Central and Kendall Squares, where we will meet with Devin Cole, Director of Business Development at the Workbar Network and Anna Whitlock, Head of…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Decrease Your Stress Without Decreasing Your Ambition

This post was written by Anamaria Najera’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador It has become common belief that in order to be successful and to fulfill all of your ambitions you have to work tirelessly and as a result carry on a lot of stress. However this is not true and in fact every student should…

Brenda Kostyk

Big Companies that Act Like Start-Ups

On a chilly winter Saturday, looking for any opportunity to rid myself of cabin fever, my six-year-old, Catherine, and I headed up the street (well okay, we drove — it was cold!) to our favorite neighborhood destination, The Waban Library Center, for a robot demonstration aimed at 6 – 11 year olds by professionals from iRobot.…

Brenda Kostyk

Take a Risk

I spent time thinking about risk-taking over the winter break.  For sure, it’s part of my Babson ET&A mindset, but it likely also had something to do with getting back on alpine skis for the first time in over a decade!  As I strove to keep my fears in check, and to set a good…

Brenda Kostyk

WOW! WIN!

Congratulations to Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab for receiving a BostInno 50 on Fire Award last Thursday evening!  In front of an audience of over 600 of Boston’s hottest gamechangers, disruptors, and innovators,  WIN was awarded a prestigious 50 on Fire Award for breakthrough accomplishments in the Education sector.  Recognizing that women build businesses differently than…

Brenda Kostyk

Innovators, Disruptors, & Inventors . . . Oh My!

Interested in mingling with startups leading the way in Techology, Marketing & Advertising, Dining & Retail, Media, Sports & Fitness, Healthcare & Medicine, Education, Design, and Arts & Entertainment?  Plan to be at BostInno’s 3rd Annual 50 on Fire event this Thursday evening, December 4th, recognizing Boston’s leading inventors, disruptors, luminaries and gamechangers.  Sponsored in…

Brenda Kostyk

The Start Up Oscars

Just when it seems that Boston’s entrepreneurial ecosystem has reached the top of its game, another grand slam comes along and brings us all to new heights.  Last Wednesday evening at the 2014 MassChallenge Awards Ceremony was one of those “grand slam” moments.  Having intereacted with a number of the start up finalists this year…

Brian Hickey

CGIU 2014: Takeaways for Making an Impact

Over 1,000 college students converged on Arizona State University this past weekend with a simple goal: a commitment to make a difference. It was time for the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative University Conference and the students in attendance were from all fifty states and over eighty countries. Babson College students were fortunate to be included…