Resources & Tools
Igniting Breakthrough Interactions
A conference featuring a prominent panelist: the head of sustainability at Ford. One Babson MBA, the president of the Energy and Environmental Club, wants to connect. The Lewis Institute has an existing relationship, and they agree to help. With Lewis as a facilitator, introductions are made. The student engages and impresses, and the executive’s curiosity is ignited. A business card is produced, and an invitation is extended. What begins with a handshake ends with an opened door.
Connect with social innovation at Babson and throughout the world. Find inspiration, information, and opportunities to expand your network.
Events & Opportunities »
This is a one-stop shop to find events, case competitions, conferences, funding opportunities, and other resources to expand your knowledge and network surrounding social innovation and entrepreneurship.
Studying real-life examples of social innovation help students see how the principles they’re learning in the classroom are put into practice. The Lewis Institute funds the development of Social Innovation Teaching Cases exploring the challenges of developing and running a social impact business. This section includes summaries of available cases.
Thought Leadership & Research
In addition to our Social Innovation Cases, we are working to capture and codify the impact and success factors of social innovation. A selection of that work includes:
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At The Lewis Institute we're always looking for sources of inspiration & resources for social innovation and changemaking. Here are some of our favorites: