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The Lewis Institute

The Lewis Institute illuminates a path for students, faculty, and corporate partners seeking entry into the field of social innovation. By drawing upon Babson’s core competencies, methodologies, and commitment to creating economic and social value everywhere, we help create unexpected yet fruitful collaborations and design knowledge tools that result in business prosperity and societal improvement. ​ 

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Announcements and Upcoming Events

Good Business Friday: The Insider's Guide to CGI U

Join The Lewis Institute every Friday between 12:00 and 1:30 p.m. in the Reynolds Global Lounge for open and casual discussions about creating and maintaining a business in today's world. On Friday, October 3, learn how to get your application noticed and be eligbile to attend the 2015 Clinton Global Iniative University Annual Meeting at the University of Miami. Come when you can - there is no such thing as arriving late!

Take a look at the Fall 2014 Good Business Friday schedule!​​​

Babson Community Table

Food Sol Community Table: Wednesdays, Noon–1:30 p.m. on the Wellesley campus and Thursdays, 10-11:30 a.m. on the Boston campus
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Upcoming Programs
Good Business Friday: Learn about CGIU with Cheryl Kiser, Emily Weiner, and Past Attendees Full Details [X]
10/03/2014 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Babson Campus - Reynolds Campus Center - Global Lounge
Join us every week as we talk about what it takes to create and sustain a progressive business in today's world. Join Cheryl Kiser, Emily Weiner, and past CGIU attendees to learn more about this remarkable program, and how to become eligible to apply for the 2015 summit at the University of Miami. 

Good Business. Every Friday. 12:00-1:30pm. Reynolds Global Lounge. Come when you can, everyone is welcome!
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10/03/2014 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Babson Food Day Full Details [X]
10/23/2014 All Day Event
For the fourth annual Babson Food Day, we will celebrate with Entrepreneurs in Residence Andrew Zimmern and Gail Simmons on Food Day Eve (national Food Day is October 24). Last year’s event was action packed with good food energy and innovation. Check out the Storify here and stay tuned for a detailed agenda as Babson Food Day approaches.
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10/23/2014 All Day Event

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Writing the Book on Creating Social ValueWriting the Book on Creating Social Value
Ana-Lisa Jones M'14 explains how an MBA class inspired the book Creating Social Value.
 Babson College was awarded with the Ashoka Social Innovators Award in 2011.  This honor comes with Babson's status as an AshokaU Changemaker Campus since 2009.