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Babson Entrepreneurial Leaders Join Distinguished Speakers At Annual Massachusetts Conference For Women

Entrepreneurial Leaders from Babson College, the top-ranked business school for entrepreneurship, participated in the 8th Annual Massachusetts Conference for Women on Thursday, Dec. 6th, 2012 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

Entrepreneurial Leaders from Babson College, the top-ranked business school for entrepreneurship, participated in the 8th Annual Massachusetts Conference for Women on Thursday, Dec. 6th, 2012 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. They included:

  • Marla Capozzi M’96, Babson College Trustee, Senior Expert and Leader, McKinsey & Company’s Global Innovation Practice
    -Keynote Speaker
  • Lakshmi Balachandra, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship
    -Facilitator-Pitch Session
  • Janet Strimatis, Managing Director, The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship
    -Local Leader Meet-Up session
  • Elizabeth Thornton, Special Assistant to the President for External Relations and Adjunct Lecturer, Entrepreneurship
    -How Great Women Lead

The Babson leaders joined an impressive roster of esteemed speakers and influencers including Deepak Chopra, renowned physician, author, internist, and endocrinologist, The Huffington Post’s Ariana Huffington, and Emmy and Tony Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth.

Themed “Imagine,” the nonpartisan, nonprofit Conference is Massachusetts’ largest event designed specifically for women. More than 8,000 attendees from across the state convened for a full day of networking, professional development, and personal growth opportunities.

In addition to keynote and breakout speaker sessions, the Conference featured a Career Pavilion, a Mentor Match program, Local Leader Meet-Ups, and a Health & Wellness Pavillion.

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About Babson College

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds™. The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society -- while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value. For information, visit www.babson.edu.

By Barbara Spies Blair, 781-239-4621, blairb@babson.edu | 12/17/2012 12:00 AM