Faculty & Leadership Blog / Tag: Social Entrepreneurship

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Brush, Feinman Among Speakers at Tabor Academy’s Graboys Leadership Symposium

Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candy Brush and InnerCity Weightlifting founder Jon Feinman M’10 were among the speakers at Tabor Academy’s third annual Graboys Leadership Symposium on October 20, 2015. The “event provides the opportunity for our school community to take a whole day to focus on the skills and ideas necessary to be…

Who Am I? Entrepreneurial Leaders And Self-Awareness

Nan Langowitz, chapter author, The New Entrepreneurial Leader Book (www.newleaderbook.com) , discusses the importance of self-awareness in  shaping entrepreneurial leaders and building their unique competencies.                          

Social Entrepreneurship Through Eco-Enterprises In Turkey

Anthropologist and Babson Entrepreneurship Professor Lisa DiCarlo discusses her off-shore undergraduate course, “Social Responsibility Through Eco-Enterprises in Turkey.” Her research areas include transnational migration, consumption and sustainability, entrepreneurship and creative economy, and the intersection of ethnographic research and social entrepreneurship.  

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Entrepreneur Empowers Low-Income Youth

I had the pleasure of re-connecting with Veronica Chapman last week- one of our Babson MBA graduates.  Veronica has founded a new non-profit, Boxxout Enterprises http://www.boxxout.org/. Boxxout partners with youth service organizations in low income communities to  provide youth  with innovative and engaging educational programs and events that teach 21st Century skills.  They have an exciting…

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World Entrepreneurship Forum – A Call To Action

Last week was the 2nd World Entrepreneurship Forum (http://www.world-entrepreneurship-forum.com/2009), a program founded by the EM Lyon Business School and KPMG with Babson College as an Official Academic Partner. It was my first time at the event, but it most certainly will not be my last. I spend a major part of my life at conferences,…

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Social Entrepreneurship: GEM 2008

GEM measured social entrepreneurship by asking entrepreneurs if they are pursuing economic goals, social goals, or both.  There were three important findings that give us a glimpse into the future of business.  First, 44% of entrepreneurs are pursuing economic and social goals concurrently and this number doubles last year’s finding.  As a result, we find…