Tag: diversity

Diversity Opportunities

This Blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador Alex Rabell ‘21 Are you a diverse student looking to break into the corporate world? It can be challenging and daunting to enter the workforce, which is why I have written this blog with some of the resources and opportunities at your disposal. Many companies are currently…

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ALPFA National Convention 2019

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Julian Parra ’20. From August 3rd to August 6th, I had the opportunity to participate in the 2019 ALPFA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. At a high level, this weekend was filled with workshops about topics like wealth creation, professional development, and Latino representation in the workforce. Over…

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5 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Achieve Their Full Leadership Potential

Each year, Babson College hosts Women and Diversity Day, where faculty, staff, alumni, prospective students, and current students have an opportunity to learn from one another and experience all that Babson has to offer. Kicking off the full-day of programming, Susan Duffy, Executive Director of the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, challenged audience members to…

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An Ever-changing Work Environment

This summer I will complete my second internship in the fashion industry. Last summer I was a digital marketing and social media intern and this summer I find myself more on the sales side of a company. One similarity I noticed from my time at both companies is that no two days will ever be…

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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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Babson’s Jane Edmonds Panelist at National Race Amity Conference

Babson’s Vice President of Programming and Community Outreach, Jane C. Edmonds will be presenting at the National Race Amity Conference in Quincy, MA November 17-19, 2016. Edmonds will be participating in the keynote panel Friday November 18, 2016 on Intersecting Business, Finance, and Law with Access, Equity, and Social Justice moderated by Shirley Leung of…

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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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The Association of Latino Professionals for America Appoints Babson Student Josuel Plasencia ’17 as First Student Director

The Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) has appointed Josuel Plasencia ’17 as the first Student Director on the ALPFA Board of Directors. In accordance with ALPFA’s by-laws, and to ensure that student members’ interests and concerns receive even greater consideration, Plasencia was selected as the Student Member Director at the May 13 board meeting. He…

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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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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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