Tag: Tanzania

The Lewis Institute

Amplifying Entrepreneurial Education in Tanzania

By Sarah Schwartz, Manager of Operations for Youth Programs. It’s morning in Karatu, Tanzania, and the sound of rhythmic clapping hands is echoing against the walls in Michela’s Room at the Ganako School. A hundred students, sitting on long wooden benches, have gathered for the final day of Babson’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Academy (BELA). Instruction begins,…

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Emily Weiner

Social Innovation Has No Borders

When we first started The Lewis Institute, Cheryl and I would joke around and tell people that “we’re an institute without walls”. This was really just our way of signifying that we are boundary spanners who are open to working and partnering with anyone, anywhere. This year, more than ever, we have embodied that statement…

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The Lewis Institute

Empowering through Entrepreneurship

By Prabha Dublish, Undergraduate student at Babson College and Undergraduate Scholar at The Lewis Institute. Earlier this month, in honor of International Education Week, The Lewis Institute and Glavin Office of Multicultural and International Education hosted a Good Business Friday featuring Rick Harriman and Kristen Wainwright who help facilitate Babson’s youth entrepreneurial programs in Tanzania.…

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Tim Booker

Prize Winner Speaks To Future Enterpreneurs At BELA Tanzania

This past June, Babson students and staff visited the Ganako Secondary School in Karatu, Tanzania to work with roughly one hundred high school students to teach entrepreneurship. This partnership is a relatively new venture for the Babson Entrepreneur Leadership Academy (BELA) program, which has previously run in Rwanda, Uganda and Ghana. For more information on…

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