​Programs and Events

The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership enables women to reach th​eir full potential through innovative education programs and events.

In addition to the following annual programs, CWEL sponsors dozens of events throughout the academic year. For a complete listing, check the CWEL events calendar below.

CWEL Scholars Program The CWEL Scholars (CWELS) Program
Formerly the Women’s Leadership Program, CWEL Scholars provides undergraduate women with exclusive events, cutting edge experts and hands-on coaching. Students attend a minimum number of events over their four-year education to earn the “CWEL Scholar” designation. Learn more.

WIN Lab

​The Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab
The WIN Lab is a unique, year-long program designed to empower 20 women to build their entrepreneurial ventures. WIN Lab is being directed by Susan Duffy and Heatherjean MacNeil. Learn more.

 

CWEL Mentees

Mentor Mashups
CWEL regularly host events where successful business women leaders and mentors share their stories and lead small group discussions on topics of interest to students. These events include food, drink, sharing business cards and making valuable connections. Learn more.

 

 BAWMBA LogoThe Babson Association of Women MBAs (BAWMBA)​
BAWMBA helps women MBA students build networks, find and be a mentor, develop leadership skills and transition to their next professional opportunities.

​Gender Enlightenment
CWEL supports and advances gender equality as a growth strategy for individuals and for organizations of all sizes, everywhere in the world. We do this through a variety of campus events and by supporting a growing community of faculty who do innovative research on women and gender, leadership and entrepreneurship. Learn more. ​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Thursday, February 11, 2016

  • Spring Career Panel: Breaking the Path
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    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    <strong>Spring Career Panel: Breaking the Path</strong><br /> 5 &ndash; 7 p.m.&nbsp;<br /> Reynolds 241, Babson College, Wellesley<br /> FREE<br /> <br /> Join the CWEL Scholars Executive Board for the spring career panel! Listen, network, and learn from women who are professionals and are making an impact in their respective fields. They initially thought they knew what path they wanted to take in life, but are now in a completely different path than they expected. Hear their stories.<br /> <br /> <strong>RSVP:</strong> http://breakingthepath.evenbrite.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <div>&nbsp;</div>
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  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Friday, February 19, 2016

  • Gender Film Series – Force Majeure
    Gender Film Series – Force Majeure Full Details [X]
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    <p class="MsoNoSpacing"><strong><span style="font-size: 12pt;">February 19<br /> </span></strong><strong><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Gender Film Series &ndash; <em>Force Majeure<br /> </em></span></strong><span style="font-size: 12pt;">4 &ndash; 6 p.m. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br /> </span><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Olin Auditorium, Babson College, Wellesley</span></p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">FREE</span></p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Enjoy popcorn, drinks, and a free screening of <em>Force Majeure</em>. This movie explores the ever-shifting expectations of husbands and wives against the backdrop of a luxurious ski vacation in the French Alps. "On the deepest level, the film questions the very notion of heroism in the 21st century by suggesting that it is a social construct to make men feel powerful and valued." - Stephen Holden, <em>The New York Times</em></span></p>
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  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Friday, March 4, 2016

  • Mastering the Art of Wage Negotiation
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    9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    <strong>Mastering the Art of Wage Negotiation</strong><br /> 9:30 &ndash; 11 a.m.&nbsp;<br /> Reynolds 241, Babson College, Wellesley<br /> FREE<br /> <br /> Join the movement to close the wage gap via this interactive, skill-building negotiations workshop facilitated by Babson&rsquo;s own Donna Sosnowski, Director of Undergraduate Center for Career Development. She will discuss tactics in negotiation whether for an internship or full time job positions.<br /> <br /> <strong>RSVP: </strong>http://masteringartofnegotiation.eventbrite.com
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  • 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Gender Film Series – The Aggressives
    Gender Film Series – The Aggressives Full Details [X]
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    <strong>Gender Film Series &ndash; <em>The Aggressives</em></strong><br /> 5 &ndash; 7 p.m.<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space: pre;"> </span><br /> Olin Auditorium, Babson College, Wellesley<br /> FREE<br /> <br /> Enjoy popcorn, drinks, and a free screening of The Agressives. In this documentary, filmmaker Daniel Peddle offers a look at a little-examined side of lesbian culture. "Aggressives" is a name used by some for women who prefer relationships with women, but choose to emphasize the masculine side of their personalities.
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  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Monday, March 7, 2016

  • How the Imagination Works: Pagan Kennedy a...
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    5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    <strong>How the Imagination Works: Pagan Kennedy and <em>Inventology</em></strong><br /> 5 &ndash; 6:30 p.m.<br /> Sorenson Theatre, Babson College, Wellesley<br /> FREE<br /> <br /> Join Pagan Kennedy&mdash;former Innovation columnist for the <em>New York Times Magazine</em> and author of 11 books&mdash;and Babson College Associate Professor of Philosophy Rosa Slegers, for a discussion of Kennedy's new book <em>Inventology</em>. In it, the author reports on how enduring methods of invention can be adapted to the 21st century, as millions of us&mdash;especially entrepreneurs&mdash;deploy tools like crowdfunding, big data, and 3-D printing to find hidden opportunities, unleash our creativity and take bold and imaginative leaps.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> A booksigning will follow.<br /> <br /> <strong>&gt;&gt;&gt;&gt;&gt; <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-the-imagination-works-inventology-with-pagan-kennedy-tickets-20891148989">RSVP now on Eventbrite</a> &lt;&lt;&lt;&lt;&lt;&lt;</strong><br /> <br />
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  • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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