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A Tech Summit as an Economic Development Tool

This post is the second in a series sharing the story about the creation of the first annual Haiti Tech Summit. Read the first post, Babson Community at First Annual Tech Summit, here. By Shaina Silva ‘08, Haiti Tech Summit Organizer. I graduated from Babson in 2008 and have since focused my entrepreneurship and global…

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“Packaging” The Haiti Fundraising Telethon

It will be interesting to track how this Friday’s Haiti fundraising telethon “packages” this most horrifying tragedy. Major fundraisers featuring primarily rock-era music performances had a 30 year history at this point, which begins with 1971’s Concert for Bangladesh, a Madison Square Garden show (and later film) that George Harrison organized to call attention to…

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