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Three African-American Leaders Everyone Should Know

  This past October, I got to attend Culture Shifting Weekend in New York City, thanks to the support of the Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund. The gathering is organized by Culture Shift Labs, which was founded by Andrea Hoffman. They have a great mission. “It’s the only convening in the United States that gathers a curated group of…

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My Learnings from Tech Inclusion

Post by Yulkendy Valdez ’17 There is something about the tech industry—beyond its appetite for innovation and highly-intelligent people that are always searching for the next big thing—that appeal to me. The tech sector is always daring to change, faster than its counterparts, both internally and externally. Attending Tech Inclusion in San Francisco helped me…

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Hello Tomorrow Global Summit

Post by Dylan Husted ’17 With over 3,000 applications worldwide, the Hello Tomorrow Startup Challenge was an intense one spanning months of vetting processes. My startup, SaveOhno, was selected to the top 500 worldwide overall, top 50 worldwide in the Data & Artificial Intelligence track, and top 10 in North America for Data & AI. Receiving…

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National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP) Conference

Post by Stephane Rosarion ’17 Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in the National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP) Conference. It was an amazing experience and I was able to grow my professional network. As a young and concerned Haitian, I have always been interested in the socio-economic situation in my…

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The World Domination Summit

Post by Ryan Elcock ’18 Thanks to the Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund I had the opportunity to attend the highly recognized ‘World Domination Summit’: an annual conference held in Portland Oregon which presents itself as the ultimate convention for the unconventional person; being a full-time student at Babson College, this obviously sounded right up my…

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Competitive Intelligence

Post by Tian Lin ’18 It is interesting for me to use my spare time to learn something new. I am well aware that I need to learn a unique and practical skill in college to enhance my undergrad degree. After reading an anti-economic-espionage novel, I found out about the field of competitive intelligence. I…

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