Diversity & Inclusion

Babson’s mission is to educate entrepreneurial leaders who create great economic and social value—everywhere.

We have embraced a strategic vision that states our commitment to create “a diverse, multicultural and inclusive community of highly talented students, faculty and staff characterized by respect, understanding and appreciation of the uniqueness and value of all people.”

Upcoming Programs and Events

Students: Email Lauryn McNair (she/her/hers) to add your events.

Monday, October 15, 2018

  • Hispanic Heritage Month Latinx Representat...
    Hispanic Heritage Month Latinx Representation in Film Forum Full Details [X]
    8:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: 'Segoe UI';">Hispanic Heritage Month Latinx Representation in Film Forum<br /> Monday, October 15th<br /> 8:00 PM in&nbsp;PARK MANOR WEST AMPHITHEATER<br /> <br /> Join LASO and ONE in this&nbsp; deep dive discussion on Latinx represented in film and how it affects society.&nbsp; Understand what it means to be Latino in the world of art through film, and the accomplishments and shortcomings of the industry in regards to this topic.</span></p>
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  • 8:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

  • The 6th Annual Disruption Dinner: The Futu...
    The 6th Annual Disruption Dinner: The Future of Fashion & the Business of Beauty Full Details [X]
    5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Babson Campus - Knight Auditorium
    <strong><span style="color: #006644;">The 6th Annual Disruption Dinner<br /> Ahead of the Trend: The Future of Fashion &amp; the Business of Beauty</span></strong><strong>&nbsp;</strong> <p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 16px; color: black;"><span style="color: #c00000;"><strong>THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.&nbsp;</strong></span><strong><br /> </strong><br /> Travel into the future of fashion and the business of beauty to expand your perspective!</span></p> <p><span>The Center for Women&rsquo;s Entrepreneurial Leadership, Babson Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative (FEI), and the Hoffman Family Undergraduate Center for Career Development, invite you to celebrate <a href="http://www.babson.edu/Academics/centers/cwel/educational-programs/Pages/women-entrepreneurship-week.aspx">Women Entrepreneurship Week</a> with the Babson community at a trend-breaking evening of inspiration and discovery.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span>Meet women who are at the forefront of innovating the way we do business: shifting trends, changing business models, discovering new markets, and leveraging technology to reinvent the way we design, manufacture, buy and sell, distribute, and experience fashion and the business of beauty.</span></p> <p><span>Before the program, network over fashionable food and mocktails with alumni, corporate partners, and friends disrupting the fashion and beauty industries in their own unique ways. Ask your questions, build your network, and discover how you can make your mark with a forward-thinking approach to entrepreneurship and innovation in any field you pursue.&nbsp;<br /> </span></p> <p><strong><span>Featuring:</span></strong></p> <ul> <li><span>Rica Elysee, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of BeautyLynk</span></li> <li><span>Susie Mulder, CEO of Nic &amp; Zoe</span></li> <li><span>Dr. Caroline Daniels, Director of the Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative (FEI)</span></li> </ul> <br /> <strong>Program Overview:</strong><br /> 5:30 &ndash; 6:30 p.m. &ndash; Dinner Reception&nbsp;<br /> 6:30 &ndash; 7:30 p.m. &ndash; Fireside Chat: The Future of Fashion &amp; the Business of Beauty<em><br /> </em>7:30 &ndash; 8:00 p.m. &ndash; Networking<br /> <div>&nbsp;</div> <strong>Date and Time:&nbsp;<br /> </strong>Tuesday, October 16, 2018<br /> 5:30 - 8 p.m.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> <strong>Location:<br /> </strong>Knight Auditorium<br /> Babson College<br /> 271 Wellesley Avenue<br /> Wellesley, MA 02481<br /> <div>&nbsp;</div> <strong>Registration: </strong><span style="color: #c00000;"><strong>There are no tickets remaining for this event.&nbsp;</strong></span><em>Walkins welcome pending space availability.&nbsp;</em><br /> <br /> <hr /> <strong>Contact Information:<br /> </strong> Name: Valerie Paquette<br /> Phone: 781-239-4522<br /> Email: <span style="color: #006643;"><a href="mailto:vpaquette@babson.edu"><span style="color: #006643;">vpaquette@babson.edu</span></a></span><br /> <hr /> <span style="font-family: Verdana; font-size: 10px; color: #605f5d;">Babson College is pleased to pass along information regarding alumni volunteer activities and events that may be of interest to you. &nbsp;The College does not directly control these activities and events, and assumes no responsibility for any related damage, injury, or loss. This event is being photographed for display, distribution, and broadcast, including on television and the world wide web. By attending or participating in this event, you are giving your consent to be photographed and waiving any and all claims regarding the use of the image.</span><br /> <hr />
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  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • | Babson Campus - Knight Auditorium

Saturday, October 20, 2018

  • Babson Wellesley Campus, MA: Cruickshank R...
    Babson Wellesley Campus, MA: Cruickshank Race 2018 Full Details [X]
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Babson Campus
    Babson Campus - Hollister Parking Lot
    <strong><span style="color: #006644;">The 16th Annual Cruickshank Race for Shelter is Saturday, October 20th during Family Weekend.</span></strong><br /> <br /> The Cruickshank Race is a 5K run/2K walk that brings together students, families, alumni, faculty, staff and the community to raise funds for the Babson chapter of Habitat for Humanity and the Office of Faith and Service's volunteer initiatives.<br /> <br /> All race proceeds and donations will go toward the William Cruickshank (1925-2015 and Babson Alumnus &rsquo;49, H&rsquo;99) scholarship fund in support of Babson&rsquo;s service immersion trips.<br /> <br /> Sponsored by the Office of Faith and Service&nbsp;<br /> <br /> <strong>Time of the Event:</strong> 10 a.m.<br /> <br /> <strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;Hollister Parking Lot<br /> <br /> *Please arrive 45 minutes before the event to make sure you receive your bib number.<br /> <br /> Day of Registration will begin 8:30AM at the Hollister Parking Lot Saturday October 20th<br /> <br /> Online Registration will End at 2:00PM on Friday, October 19th<br /> <br /> <a href="https://activedata.babson.edu/displaymedia.aspx?whatToDo=imagesession&amp;tstamp=636053012696873868width=" target="_blank"><span style="color: #006644;"><strong>Course Map</strong><br /> </span> </a> <br /> <strong>Cost Information:</strong><br /> <br /> General Registration - $25*<br /> <br /> Student Registration - $10*<br /> <br /> *<em>The registration fee for this event is a gift to support the Glavin Office of Faith and Service, connecting the Babson community to the world to create social value.</em><br /> <br /> <strong>* Students: enter "CRUICK18" in the discount code box on registration form.</strong><br /> <br /> See below for important registration information.<br /> <br /> There will be a $5 premium for Day of Race registration.<br /> <br /> Please email Christina Barry with questions.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> To volunteer with us on race day, <a href="https://goo.gl/forms/TemRSgCqAXAIYdaY2" target="_blank">click here</a>!
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  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • | Multiple Locations

Monday, October 29, 2018

  • IEW: There is Power in that Costume! Justi...
    IEW: There is Power in that Costume! Justice for All on Halloween (Diversity Matters Lunch & Learn) Full Details [X]
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Babson Campus - Trim Dining Hall - Faculty Dining Room
    <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>IEW: There is Power in that Costume! Justice for All on Halloween (Diversity Matters Lunch &amp; Learn)&nbsp;<br /> Monday, October 29th 12-1:30 PM<br /> Trim Faculty Dining Room</strong><br /> <br /> Just in time for Halloween, we&rsquo;ll engage in conversations about cultural appropriation, cultural exchange, and hierarchies of power.&nbsp; &nbsp;These frank conversations will help us all think critically about who it is we want to be&mdash;on Halloween and all other days.<br /> With: Leigh Singer and Leslie Parra, Babson Posse 12 Scholars and Marjorie Feld, professor of history</p>
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  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • | Babson Campus - Trim Dining Hall - Faculty Dining Room
  • IEW: Multicultural Festival
    IEW: Multicultural Festival Full Details [X]
    3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Babson Campus - Reynolds Campus Center - Global Lounge
    Babson Campus - Reynolds Campus Center - Main Street
    <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Multicultural Festival<br /> Monday, October 29th<br /> 3:30-5:30 PM<br /> Main Street in Reynolds and the Global Lounge</strong><br /> <br /> Come celebrate many cultures, learn more about clubs and organizations on campus, and enjoy different types of food from around the world!</p>
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  • 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • | Multiple Locations

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

  • IEW: Emergent World Thought
    IEW: Emergent World Thought Full Details [X]
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    <p style="text-align: center;">Emergent World Thought (EWT)<br /> Tuesday, October 30<br /> 6:00 PM<br /> PMW FME Ampitheater&nbsp;<br /> <br /> <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Enchantment and Disenchantment</span><br /> "What are the forces of enchantment and disenchantment that rule over our present and future worlds?<br /> Combining radical philosophy, storytelling, and visual images, this panel of faculty and students will explore the different pathways through which the mind falls into states of delight or despair."</p>
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  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Babson recognizes the importance of collaborating with and celebrating people across cultures, countries, and capabilities. Check out these photos and stories below from members of the Babson community or view the entire photo album on Facebook.

Hwa Mok Lee, Undergraduate Student, 2016Sam Dane, Undergraduate Student, 2015Lakshmi Balachandra, Assistant Professor, Entrepreneurship DivisionDhruv Grewal, Professor, Marketing DivisionCheska Mauban, Undergraduate Student, 2015Manuel Whitfield, Undergraduate Student, 2016Taelyr Roberts, Undergraduate Student, 2015Alex Lowe, Graduate Student, 2014Tracey Reza, Assistant Dean, Undergraduate School​​​