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Rebecca Obounou MBA '17

My INROADS Journey to Babson

My journey is one of many options and opportunities. Writing about my INROADS scholar experience is a walk down memory lane. INROADS opened doors to a world of opportunity for me, ultimately leading me to an MBA at Babson College. This journey started during my adolescence when my parents, who had immigrated to the U.S.…

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Alexandra Dunk

Babson’s New EIR: Tech Entrepreneur & Executive Derek Schoettle Keeps His Eyes on the Horizon

Babson Entrepreneur-in-Residence and CEO of ZoomInfo Derek Schoettle MBA’03 “would kill to be 24 right now.” He keeps going: “Or 22. I’ll go back to 18.” Why? Because the proliferating access to software and skills is making it easier than ever to start a startup, especially in tech, and the rate of innovation is speeding…

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The Glavin Office

Glavin Office Student Spotlight: Andrew Suh

The student that was showcased on this month’s Student Spotlight is Andrew Suh… Where is your hometown/country? Flushing, New York What’s one assignment/project that you are currently or working on that you are excited about? I am currently excited about consulting for a food tourism company called “Taste of Lisboa, Food Tours” based in Lisbon, Portugal. They…

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Ashley Lucas

Babson Names Dr. Shakenna Williams CWEL Director of Global Initiatives

Babson College’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) has named Dr. Shakenna K. Williams the new CWEL Director of Global Initiatives.  In her new role, Shakenna will be responsible for leading operations and expansion efforts for the Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab and for formalizing the Diana International Research Institute. She will also investigate and…

Babson College’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) has named Dr. Shakenna K. Williams the new CWEL Director of Global Initiatives.  In her new role, Shakenna will be responsible for leading operations and expansion efforts for the Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab and for formalizing the Diana International Research Institute.

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Antonette Ho

Summer Venture Program 2019: What You Need to Know Now

“The Summer Venture Program really helped us hit the ground running and gain the confidence needed to move from student entrepreneurs to adult entrepreneurs 🙂 The relationships, mentors, and lessons learned have carried forward with us over years and have greatly added to the success of the company!” – Hanson Grant ’16, founder, Think Board…

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Patricia Berens

Kanopy Streams 16 MLK Movies 1/18-1/23

To celebrate Martin Luther King‘s legacy, Kanopy has partnered with various of their content providers to make 16 movies available from Friday, Jan. 18th to Wednesday, Jan. 23rd free of charge to us. With films created mere years after his death as well as recent examinations of his enduring influence, this collection provides a fully…

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Antonette Ho

B.E.T.A. Challenge 2019: What You Need to Know Now

Want to win $20,000 for your venture? Now in its eighth year, the Blank Center’s B.E.T.A. Challenge recognizes major milestones Babson businesses have achieved by taking action. Winners of the graduate, undergraduate, and alumni B.E.T.A. Challenge each win a grand prize of $20,000 in cash plus​ “services in kind” donations from corporate sponsors respectively. In…

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Babson Hatchery

Breaking Down B2B Sales: Updates from the Hatcheries

Through the Butler Launch Pad, the Blank Center awards graduate and undergraduate student entrepreneurs access to professional and semiprivate workspace to grow their businesses. Known as the hatcheries, these spaces encourage ideation and collaboration. In a series of blog posts, this semester’s hatchery teams will go beyond the four walls of their offices and share their…

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