Diversity & Inclusion

Babson’s mission is to educate entrepreneurial leaders who create great economic and social value—everywhere.

We have embraced a strategic vision that states our commitment to create “a diverse, multicultural and inclusive community of highly talented students, faculty and staff characterized by respect, understanding and appreciation of the uniqueness and value of all people.”

Upcoming Programs and Events

Students: Email Lauryn McNair to add your events.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

  • Immigration Attorney Visit #1
    Immigration Attorney Visit #1 Full Details [X]
    4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Immigration Attorneys, Lesley Hauser and Sandy Long, of O'Niel &amp; Hauser P.C., will discuss employment visa options (including H-1B, TN, L-1, and E-1/E-2 status) as well as legal considerations for operating a business while in the U.S. <br /> <br /> Note: This session will not cover CPT/OPT work authorization.<br /> <br /> <strong>Details:</strong> <br /> Tuesday, February 28th<br /> 4:30 - 6:00pm<br /> Olin 220<br /> <br />
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  • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

  • Honest Stories from Women Leaders
    Honest Stories from Women Leaders Full Details [X]
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    <strong>Honest Stories from Women Leaders</strong><br /> <br /> Wed, March 1, 2017<br /> 6:30 PM &ndash; 8:30 PM EST<br /> Babson Boston Campus<br /> 100 High Street<br /> 9th floor<br /> Boston, MA 02210<br /> <br /> FREE - <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/honest-stories-from-women-leaders-tickets-30959670207" target="_blank"><strong>Registration is required&nbsp;</strong></a><br /> <br /> <br /> In partnership with <a href="http://www.shestarts.co/">SheStarts</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.discoverpeach.com/" target="_blank">Peach</a> and <a href="http://we-bos.com/" target="_blank">WEBos (Women Entrepreneurship Boston)</a>, the Center for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership's (CWEL) <a href="http://www.babson.edu/Academics/centers/cwel/educational-programs/win-lab/Pages/home.aspx" target="_blank">Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab&reg;</a>&nbsp; is happy to present a panel discussion that explores both the obstacles and opportunities that three women leaders have encountered throughout their careers. Along the way, we will hear about solutions and strategies that they have utilized to be successful and develop a greater understanding that everyone, no matter where they are in their careers, has had lessons learned and things they may have done differently.<br /> <br /> We are thrilled to be joined by the following panelists:<br /> <br /> Janet Kraus, CEO &amp; Co-Founder, Peach<br /> Nicole Sahin, CEO, Globalization Partners<br /> Moderator - Jody Rose, Executive Director, New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA)
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  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • One Drop of Love
    One Drop of Love Full Details [X]
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Carling-Sorenson Theater
    <a href="https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/967259"><strong><span style="font-size: 20px;">Click here to RSVP</span></strong></a><br /> <br /> This extraordinary one-woman show, written and performed by Fanshen Cox-DiGiovanni, incorporates filmed images, photographs, and animation to tell the story of how the notion of race came to be in the United States and how it affects our most intimate relationships. A moving memoir, One Drop of Love takes audiences from the 1700s to the present, to cities all over the US, and to West and East Africa, where Fanshen and her father spent time in search of their racial roots. Produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> <em>Presented by the Divisions of Arts &amp; Humanities and History &amp; Science</em>
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  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • | Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Carling-Sorenson Theater

Thursday, March 2, 2017

  • Sex, Power & Privilege: A Conversation...
    Sex, Power & Privilege: A Conversation about Leadership with Michael Kimmel Full Details [X]
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    <p><span style="font-size: 13.5pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">Thursday, March 2</span><span style="font-size: 13.5pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"><br /> <strong>Dean's Distinguished Chair Lecture:<br /> Sex, Power &amp; Privilege: A Conversation about Leadership with Michael Kimmel</strong><br /> Sorenson Theatre, Babson College, Wellesley<br /> 5 to 7 p.m.<br /> Reception to follow<br /> <br /> Michael Kimmel is one of the world&rsquo;s leading experts on men and masculinities. He is the SUNY Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Stony Brook University. Among his many books are&nbsp;<em>Manhood in America</em>,&nbsp;<em>Angry White Men</em>,&nbsp;<em>The Politics of Manhood</em>,&nbsp;<em>The Gendered Society</em>&nbsp;and the best seller&nbsp;<em>Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men</em>. With funding from the MacArthur Foundation, he founded the Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities at Stony Brook in 2013.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> A tireless advocate of engaging men to support gender equality, Kimmel has lectured at more than 300 colleges, universities and high schools. He has delivered the International Women&rsquo;s Day annual lecture at the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of Europe, and has worked with the Ministers for Gender Equality of Norway, Denmark and Sweden in developing programs for boys and men. He consults widely with corporations, NGOs and public sector organizations on gender equity issues.<br /> <br /> </span><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"><a href="http://www.michaelkimmel.com/"><span style="font-size: 13.5pt; color: blue;">Michael Kimmel official website</span></a></span><span style="font-size: 13.5pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 13.5pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"><br /> <br /> <strong>Cost:</strong><br /> $20*<br /> Includes a $5 donation to support CWEL and empower the women who will become tomorrow&rsquo;s business leaders.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /> </span><em><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">*If you would like to remove the $5 donation from your registration, use discount code NOGIFT and click "apply".</span></em></p> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"> <hr size="2" width="100%" align="center" /> </span></div> <p><span style="font-size: 13.5pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">Babson Faculty, Staff and Students please use the discount code&nbsp;<strong>Babson20</strong>.</span></p> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"> <hr size="2" width="100%" align="center" /> </span></div> <p><span style="font-size: 13.5pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">To register, please click on the button at the top of the page.&nbsp;</span></p> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"> <hr size="2" width="100%" align="center" /> </span></div> <p><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">Babson College is pleased to pass along information regarding alumni volunteer activities and events that may be of interest to you. The College does not directly control these activities and events, and assumes no responsibility for any related damage, injury, or loss.</span></p>
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  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Thursday, March 9, 2017

  • Innovation & Finance: A Fireside Chat ...
    Innovation & Finance: A Fireside Chat with Women Entrepreneurial Leaders Full Details [X]
    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    <strong>Innovation &amp; Finance: A Fireside Chat with Women Entrepreneurial Leaders<br /> </strong><br /> Thursday, March 9, 2017<br /> 5:30 PM &ndash; 7:00 PM EST<br /> Olin Hall - Needham Wellesley Room<br /> Babson College Drive, Wellesley<br /> 4 Babson College Drive<br /> Wellesley, MA 02457<br /> <br /> <strong>FREE - <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/innovation-finance-a-fireside-chat-with-women-entrepreneurial-leaders-tickets-31161707506" target="_blank">Registration is required</a>&nbsp;</strong><br /> <br /> Join the Center for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership, The Babson Association of Women MBAs, and Babson Inventment Management Club for an evening dinner to discuss innovation within the financial industry.<br /> <br /> Sponsored and modererated by Brown Brothers Harriman Executive Director of the Center for Women &amp; Wealth, <a href="https://www.bbh.com/en-us/private-banking/adrienne-penta/3650" target="_blank">Adrienne Penta</a>.
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  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Thursday, March 16, 2017

  • Fulbright U.S. Student Program Workshop
    Fulbright U.S. Student Program Workshop Full Details [X]
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Babson Campus - Trim Dining Hall - 201/202
    <p style="text-align: center;">Learn about fully funded grants for study, research or English Teaching Assistantships in more than 140 countries.<br /> <br /> Presented by Lorien Romito, Babson College's Fulbright Program Advisor<br /> <br /> All undergraduate and graduate students interested in learning more about the Fulbright Program are welcome to attend. The event is free and open to the public</p>
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  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • | Babson Campus - Trim Dining Hall - 201/202

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Babson recognizes the importance of collaborating with and celebrating people across cultures, countries, and capabilities. Check out these photos and stories below from members of the Babson community or view the entire photo album on Facebook.

Hwa Mok Lee, Undergraduate Student, 2016Sam Dane, Undergraduate Student, 2015Lakshmi Balachandra, Assistant Professor, Entrepreneurship DivisionDhruv Grewal, Professor, Marketing DivisionCheska Mauban, Undergraduate Student, 2015Manuel Whitfield, Undergraduate Student, 2016Taelyr Roberts, Undergraduate Student, 2015Alex Lowe, Graduate Student, 2014Tracey Reza, Assistant Dean, Undergraduate School​​​