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Antonette Ho

Fashion & the Environment

The Babson Fashion Initiative will be hosting a conversation about Fashion and the Environment on Wednesday, April 11 at 3pm in the Blank Center. Prof. Caroline Daniels, FEI, will discuss the impact of Fashion on the Environment. Cheryl Kiser, Director of the Lewis Institute, will discuss Social Innovation in Fashion. CEO Kathryn Hilderbrand of The…

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Emily Denoble

April Chen ’19: Female Founder Stories (Part 3)

April Chen ’19 is a Co-Founder of Gentle. In 2017, Gentle surpassed its goal on Kickstarter, raising nearly $5,500 from 120 backers. It is now a running business, with exciting developments ahead. April is also a freelance graphic designer and was involved in last year’s Summer Venture Program. Tell me about Gentle. Our mission is…

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Antonette Ho

Babson Social Innovation Summit

The following post is from Marvin Tarawally ’17. The second annual Babson Social Innovation Summit took place on April 7th and 8th, and successfully convened thought leaders from academia, intergovernmental organizations, non-profits, established companies, and startups. The Babson Social Innovation Summit was organized to stimulate Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® for the United Nations Sustainable Development…

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Brianna Radicioni

Babson MBA Students Named Two of the World’s ‘Best & Brightest’ by Poets & Quants

Babson graduate students John Kluge MBA’17 and Ross Chesnick MBA’17 have been recognized by Poets & Quants as two of the world’s “most accomplished, inventive, and selfless full-time MBAs.” Poets & Quants has published its third annual Best & Brightest MBAs feature, showcasing the top 100 MBA students worldwide from the Class of 2017. Jeff…

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Antonette Ho

Babson Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

Tomorrow marks the start of Babson’s 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Week! From November 10-17, Babson will be hosting a series of events and activities celebrating innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity during GEW. Celebrated in 160 countries, GEW brings together aspiring and inspiring entrepreneurs, helping them embrace originality, imagination, and ingenuity through local, national, and global activities. Here…

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Brianna Radicioni

AACSB Honors Babson Alumna Savitha Sridharan MBA’14 for Changing the World

Business school graduates are increasingly using their degrees to make a difference not only in the corporate world, but also across society. Babson College alumna Savitha Sridharan MBA’14, alongside 29 other change makers, was recognized today as part of the 2016 AACSB International (AACSB) Influential Leaders Challenge. Launched in 2015 to honor notable alumni from AACSB-accredited…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Participates in Global Surgery Hack-a-thon in Mbarara, Uganda

Eleven students and faculty from Babson College attended the CAMTech Uganda Global Surgery Hack-a-thon at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) on August 26-28, 2016. Through the Leonard A. Schlesinger Fund for Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship, Babson partnered with The Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech) as the lead event sponsor and curriculum adviser. The event…

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Michael Chmura

Babson Offers First Graduate School Elective On Food Entrepreneurship

Babson’s new graduate school offering, Food Entrepreneurship, is a highly experiential intensive MBA elective that will focus on the anatomy of the food entrepreneur’s journey from initial idea and course-setting through to meaningful survey of market landscapes and new venture strategy. Course materials and assigned readings are drawn from five years of firsthand research in…

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Antonette Ho

Jon Carson’s Story

On March 4, the Blank Center hosted Jon Carson ’79 for Founder Friday. Jon is a serial entrepreneur: one of his most well-known ventures being BiddingForGood (BFG) which created an entirely new category of shopping, charitable commerce. Bidding for Good was acquired by FrontStream in July 2015. Jon is currently on his fifth venture, and through…

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