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Emily Weiner

SoloCoco: Utilizing Fair Trade to Create Economic and Social Value

Following the 2016 Lewis Institute Changemaker Award reception, I had the chance to sit down with our Alumni award winner Daniel Dalet ‘03. I was interested in learning more about Daniel’s path: from Babson to the hedge fund industry to co-founding a business in the socio-economic space. Daniel co-founded SoloCoco, a value-added production company, with…

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K Fludd

Babson Changemakers at the Clinton Global Initiative University Conference

Post by Yulkendy Valdez, Class of 2017 I, along with other Babson students from several classes, had the opportunity to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University conference at Arizona State University during spring break. This conference is sponsored by the Clinton Foundation which supports thousands of diverse changemakers every year to create something good and…

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K Fludd

The (Un)stickiness of Memory

Excerpts taken from an original essay by Yulkendy Valdez, Class of 2017 Memory, like a sticky note, can be easily glued as much as it can be easily detached—easily recalled as much as it can be easily forgotten. The inverse actions of remembering and forgetting encompass cultural memory, and more specifically in the scope of…

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