Dr. Nan Langowitz is the Associate Dean in the graduate school and professor of Management at Babson College. From 2000 to 2007 she was the Founding Director of Babson’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (renamed in 2012), the first comprehensive center dedicated to advancing women in business and entrepreneurship at a leading school of management. Her research examines entrepreneurial leadership, focusing especially on women, as well as the challenges and opportunities organizations and managers face developing and leveraging talent. In the classroom, Professor Langowitz teaches leadership, professional development and managing diversity through courses in Babson’s MBA program as well as at Babson Executive Education. She was awarded the Dean’s Teaching Award for the Graduate Program in 2009 and the Babson College Alumni Distinguished Faculty Leadership Award in 2010.
Professor Langowitz is the author of numerous scholarly journal articles, research monographs, and cases and has been quoted in leading media outlets. She has over twenty-five years of experience in executive development design and delivery, having worked as a consultant, researcher, and educator with organizations ranging from complex global corporations to new start-up ventures. She has also served on corporate and non-profit boards.
Professor Langowitz earned her doctorate at Harvard Business School and holds an MBA from New York University and a BA from Cornell University. In 2002, she was awarded the Abigail Adams Award by the Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus, for outstanding commitment to the realization of equal political, economic, and social rights for women. She and her husband are the proud parents of three grown children.