Tag: Race

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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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Business, Melanites, Getting Noticed

Babson graduate student Jennifer Pierre M’ 16 is looking to make a difference in the toy industry.  She is doing just that with her business, Melanites.  She isn’t only making an impact at Babson, but also in the local media. Melanites Melanites is a toy company expanding representation in the toy aisles with the first…

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K Fludd

Facing Race, at school and work

Post by Carly Moore, class of 2015. After four years, Babson students can expect to find themselves transformed by an education that challenges the ways they think about business, culture and society. Along with their degree, Babson graduates should emerge with a greater awareness for both the self and others, ready to gracefully tackle the…

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Emily Besen

I Am Not This Skin

Post by Michelene Wilkerson When I first got to college, I thought I made it. I thought I had moved past some of my biggest hurdles as a young Black woman: I wouldn’t have to hear too many stereotypes since I won two of largest merit-based leadership scholarships in the country. I along with millions of Black…

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Amir Reza

What if many of us are biased and we don’t know it?

Fifty years after MLK’s historic speech, Babson Professor Elizabeth Thornton delves into our unconscious biases and teaches us how we can make conscious choices and uphold values to become “modern-day marchers for economic justice and racial harmony.”   Read the full Article: “What if Many of Us Are Biased and We Don’t Know It?” on Huffington Post.

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