Jamie Kent ’09, recently honored as a Babson Rising Star, has toured with Huey Lewis and the News, opened for The Doobie Brothers, played at South by Southwest Music Festival, and received praise from Rolling Stone and The Huffington Post, all with no major label representation, management, or public relations team. His secret to success? A blend of pure talent and dedication with a side of entrepreneurship.
Deborah Disanzo MBA’88 and IBM Watson Health™ are using data and cognitive insights to address the world's most pressing health challenges. Innovation, as it turns out, does more than improve lives: it's a catalyst for hope.
Professor Dessislava Pachamanova’s youth in Bulgaria taught her valuable lessons—about the value of education, about the importance of experiences—and those lessons remain with her in the classroom today.
“The Babson community allows you to see who you were, find who you are, and define who you want to be.” – Kevin Li-Kai Kuo ’13, Hong Kong, Co-founder and COO, HelloToby.com
In celebration of women’s history month, Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® gathered top female leaders to discuss their journeys to success with an audience of aspiring female entrepreneurs. “We highlight relatable women leaders and near peer role models because we see the impact and inspiration it brings to our founders,” said Ashley Lucas, director of the WIN Lab Boston. “We believe this is paramount in increasing the number of women in top leadership positions and successful women entrepreneurs.”
When Akeem Allen ’17 applied to spend a semester in San Francisco, he knew what he wanted to gain. “My hope was to engage with the entrepreneurial spirit of the Bay Area through hands-on experience.” With the help of Babson alumni, he and four classmates did just that.
Babson Assistant Professor Ruben Mancha and Assistant Professor Jérôme Taillard are among the 40 top business school professors under 40 years of age, according to this year’s list published by Poets & Quants.
Debi Kleiman, executive director of The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, reflects on Babson’s 24th year as the No. 1 MBA program for entrepreneurship.
Through hard work, preparation, networking, and leveraging the Center for Career Development, Maria Cristina Cruz MBA’15 landed a role in Toronto as the senior manager of International Supply Chain for Restaurant Brands International.
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