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Angela Sanchez MBA’11: Female Founder Stories (Part 6)

Angela Sanchez MBA’11 is the Founder and CEO of Artyfactos, a jewelry company that sells statement pieces handcrafted by Latin American women using natural materials including seeds, orange peels, and coffee beans. I originally interviewed Angela for an “Entrepreneurship in Fashion” course project, led by Dr. Caroline Daniels. When we spoke on the phone, Angela…

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Yulkendy Valdez ’17: Female Founder Stories (Part 4)

Yulkendy Valdez ’17 co-founded Project 99 with Josuel Plasencia ’17 in 2014 to encourage diversity in the workplace. At Babson, Yulkendy was a CWEL Scholar and a recipient of the Glavin Global Leadership Award. She now works full-time as the Managing Partner of Project 99. Yulkendy and Josuel are creating important and meaningful changes in…

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2017 SVP Startup Profile: CliqBit

Founders: Hannah Wei, Wellesley College ’18: Co-founder Olivia Joslin, Wellesley College ’19: Co-founder What is CliqBit? CliqBit connects companies with Generation Z for consumer research. Gen Z (ages 13-21) can come onto CliqBit and make quick money by assisting corporate researchers in answering their questions. On the other hand, corporate researchers can finally get the…

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Babson’s WIN Lab Miami to Host Free ‘Building Your Company Culture’ Panel on Tuesday, April 4

Workplace culture is key to a thriving and successful organization. On Tuesday, April 4, join Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® Miami and a panel of esteemed industry leaders to learn how to create and foster an innovative company culture. The discussion will be moderated by Susan Duffy, Executive Director of the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL)…

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WIN Lab to Bring ‘Honest Stories From Women Leaders’ to Miami on March 7

Babson College’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® Miami will host ‘Honest Stories From Women Leaders’ at CIC Miami on Tuesday, March 7. The panel discussion will be moderated by WIN Lab Miami’s new Director, Carolina Pina. Panelists include: Stephanie Crimmins, Former Senior Vice President and General Manager, Panera Bread Johanna Mikkola, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Wyncode Academy Sally…

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Join the WIN Lab at Babson Boston for ‘Honest Stories From Women Leaders’

On Wednesday, March 1, Babson College’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab®, SheStarts, WEBos (Women Entrepreneurship Boston) and Peach will host an ‘Honest Stories From Women Leaders’ panel discussion with: Janet Kraus, CEO and Co-Founder of Peach, Jody Rose, Executive Director of the New England Venture Capital Association, and Nicole Sahin, CEO and Founder of Globalization Partners.…

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Babson Celebrates New Boston Campus

Members of the Babson community, local officials and friends of the College gathered on November 4th to celebrate the grand opening of the new Boston campus at 100 High Street, Boston. The all-day, open house, grand opening celebration included breakfast, a ribbon cutting, special guest speakers, lunch, a look into the classroom, and more. “We’re…

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CWEL’s Duffy At SXSW.edu: Teaching Women Entrepreneurs

“Entrepreneurship education is not ‘one size fits all,’” said Susan Duffy, executive director of the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson, at this year’s SXSW.edu in Austin. Duffy’s session shared practical tips on creating “alternative spaces” that support the entrepreneurial development of women. She used as example, Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab, which…

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