Tag: Diversity & Inclusion

Josuel Plasencia

Three African-American Leaders Everyone Should Know

  This past October, I got to attend Culture Shifting Weekend in New York City, thanks to the support of the Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund. The gathering is organized by Culture Shift Labs, which was founded by Andrea Hoffman. They have a great mission. “It’s the only convening in the United States that gathers a curated group of…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson to Host First-Ever ‘Adversity in Diversity Forum: Moving Beyond Barriers’

Babson Black MBA, in association with Out Network, MENA, BAWMBA, Net Impact, Usurpers will be holding the Adversity in Diversity Forum: Moving Beyond Barriers October 29, 2016 in Olin Hall. In the past year Babson as well as campuses around the nation engaged in essential conversations about pressing issues surrounding equality, justice, accountability and support.…

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Antonette Ho

Diversity in the Workplace

The following post is from Kari Chan ’17.  As part of ONE Week on April 9th, 2016, we invited back four Babson alumni, three of whom were involved with ONE during their time at Babson. We had the pleasure of hearing from Marcial Carrion ’10, Alexander Place ’12, Tyler Blake ’14, and Taelyr Roberts ’15.…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Alumni and Leaders Nominated for Rosoff Awards New Vision for Diversity

Babson leadership members Sadie Burton-Goss, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, and Jane Edmonds, Vice President of Governance, as well as Babson alumni Daquan Oliver ’14, Executive Director and Founder of WeThrive, Ian So ’08, CEO and Co-Founder of Chicken & Rice Guys, and Esmeralda Lambert MBA’11, CEO and Founder of Esmeralda Lambert LLC have been nominated…

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Tim Booker

Women Disrupting Politics

You might think of “Disruption” as a bad thing – but in the context of social and economic value creation, we know that we can positively disrupt the status quo to make the world a better place. The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) has put together a great, multicultural panel moderated by our President,…

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ugradadmission

See You at Preview Day!

At this point in the admission cycle, we are starting to wrap up our campus events for the academic year.  One of our last major events of the spring will be our final Preview Day on Saturday, April 26th.  We typically hold these events in both the fall and spring to provide an opportunity for…

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K Fludd

The 2014 MLK Legacy Award goes to….

Babson Senior Nitaya Walker! See below for Nitaya’s reflection on the recognition, the statement that was read, and one of Nitaya’s “Walker’s Take on Business” segments from Babson TV! If you’ve paid attention to the launch of Babson TV, you may have seen the first couple of episodes of “Walker’s Take on Business” where our…

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Leandra Grinage

Black Affinity Conference at Babson

On April 5th and April 6th , I attend the Black Affinity Conference at Babson. This is a series of panels and networking events in which Black alumni can interact with current Black students on campus. I learned that Babson has over 500 Black alumni and counting. Through the speeches of  our alumni, I realized…

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