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Best Buddies: An Organization, My Dream, My Goal

Post by Deborah Cohen ’19 Best Buddies: an organization, my dream, my goal. Best Buddies is a non-governmental association that builds one-on-one friendships for people with intellectual and development disabilities (IDD), encouraging inclusion and providing jobs for them. I have been working with Best Buddies for five consecutive years, thus I became truly passionate about inclusion and…

Babson San Francisco Rocket Pitch

Post by Nicholas Valles ’18 Three minutes.  Three slides.  The Rocket Pitch is definitely an experience that every entrepreneur should embrace since it really puts into perspective the viability of one’s endeavor.  From the networking opportunities to the pressure of the pitch, I know that entrepreneurship is so appealing to me because it validates the fact…

BrazUSC 2016

Post by Cassiano dos Santos ’18 The Brazilian Undergraduate Student Conference, held at the University of Chicago between April 8th and 9th, was a fantastic opportunity to reflect on Brazil’s present and future. Throughout the two days of the conference, I had the pleasure to listen to some of the most prominent Brazilian voices from different…

Ashoka U: The Social Entrepreneurship Conference

By way of introduction, my name is Josuel Plasencia and I am a junior at Babson College. I am passionate about inclusive leadership and strategic consulting. I express my interest in inclusive leadership by running Project 99 (99leaders.org) along Yulkendy Valdez and Paulina Zarate (both juniors at Babson). Project 99 is incubating the new face…

Hult London Regional Finals

Post by Irene Laochaisri ’17 We were among sharks in London. The air was dripping with anticipation. Pulsing brains and passionate hearts kept all 200-something of us on edge, awaiting the catharsis of finally sharing our hard work with those who want to hear it most. Lena, Christina and I had prepared a presentation around the heart that is…