Tag: Social Innovation

Babson Team Wins IXL Innovation Olympics

Twice a year, the IXL Center hosts an Innovation Olympics, an 8-week challenge where teams from different colleges act as consultants to produce the best business solutions for a company. In September, I was on a team with five fellow Babson graduate students competing in this year’s challenge. They told us we were accepted because of…

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Babson Offers New Free edX Course, ‘From Corporate Social Responsibility to Corporate Social Innovation’

Babson College is continuing to expand its free edX course offerings with a unique course in evolving corporate social responsibility to corporate social innovation. Based on real-world experiences from business leaders, this class will allow you to learn how to develop and lead social innovation initiatives that create both economic and social value. The class…

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Living the Babson Mission: Embracing and Rewarding Social Impact

The F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business is committed to living Babson’s mission of educating “entrepreneurial leaders who create great economic and social value—everywhere.” My colleague Johanna Beers summed up one way we practice this in the Graduate Admissions office in the post below. Enjoy!   What do the ideas below have to do with…

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Babson Students Attend UN Sustainable Development Goals Case Challenge

Are you wondering if your passion for social impact and sustainability will fit within a business school education? Do you want to know if there are opportunities to networking and interacting with MBA students at different business schools around Boston? Are you curious how Babson’s Entrepreneurial Thought & Action applies to real world issues? Read…

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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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Babson MBAs Making Changes in Social Enterprises – Calliope Desenberg

If there’s a cause she believes in, she’ll participate with fervent dedication; If there’s a jovial moment floating around, you could be more than certain that it’s because of her. She’s charming, articulate and represents everything that a Babson student is all about. Meet Calliope Desenberg, from the Babson Two-Year MBA Class of 2018. As…

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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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The Young Entrepreneur’s New Business Value

I’ve had the great pleasure of being involved with Babson’s Summer Study for High School Students in some capacity for the last six years, ranging from co-teaching modules about social responsibility with Cheryl Kiser to helping design and manage the overall program. I beamed with pride as I watched members of our first high school…

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Babson College Startup in Final Four of Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) Commitment Challenge

Undergraduate business PICCPerfect is in the second to last round of the CGI U Commitment Challenge to raise funds for their CGI U Commitment to Action. The PICCPerfect team is made up of current Babson students, Emily Levy ’16, Maria del Mar Gomez ’16, Julianne Carlin ’17. Together with alumnus Yousef Al-Humaidhi ’15, they created…

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