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LGBTQ Resources

​Babson Community Resources

Contact any of these individuals and organizations for more information about the LGBTQ community and life at Babson.

Looking for more information? Check out off-campus community resources, online educational resources, or Babson’s Safe Zone training program.


  • LGBTQ ACTION GROUP: Faculty, staff, alumni, and undergraduate and graduate students who are actively advancing Babson's standing as a welcoming community for the LGBTQ community and their allies. The group is chaired by Ashleigh Hala and Meg DeMarco. 
  • PRIDE ALLIANCE: Undergraduate LGBTQ and allies organization. Please e-mail club presidents Connie Hsu and Ariana Tang for more information.
  • OUT NETWORK: Graduate LGBTQ and allies organization. Please e-mail club president Haotian Wu or join their Facebook group for more information.
  • LGBTQ ALUMNI  AFFINITY GROUP: Join our Facebook or LinkedIn group or e-mail Denning Aaris​ for more information.
  • LGBTQ CONNECTIONS: Employee Resource Group. Please e-mail Brett Chin for more information.
  • LGBTQ+ NEIGHBORHOODS: Residential housing option for undergraduate students. Please contact the Office of Residence Education for more information.

Babson Allies

While there are countless allies across campus, members of Babson's LGBTQ Action Group listed below are excited to service in a liaison role for their department or population. Please contact them with questions or concerns any time!

Kevin Araujo-Lipine, Residence Education
Melissa Beecher, Student Activities & Leadership

Sadie Burton-Goss, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

Brett Chin, Education Abroad | Glavin Office of Multicultural & International Education
Chuck Collins, Graduate Student Affairs 
John Crisafulli, Education Abroad | Glavin Office of Multicultural & International Education
Vicky Crittenden, Faculty | Marketing

Meg DeMarco, Center for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership |  Co-Chair, LGBTQ Action Group

Marjorie Feld, Faculty | History & Society 

Ashleigh Hala, Wellness | Co-Chair, LGBTQ Action Group

Stephanie Hamel, Babson College Marketing
Matt Hard, Undergraduate Student
Jamie Kendrioski, International Student & Scholar Services
Scott Mannion, Undergraduate Career Center & Development
Polly McCabe​, Nurse Practictioner | Student Health Services

Barbara Nadeau, Human Resources
Amir RezaGlavin Office of Multicultural & International Education+
Kerry Rourke, Faculty | Arts & Humanities

Jason Salzenstein, Blended Learning Group (ITSD)

Melissa Shaak, Student Financial Services
Ryan Travia, Wellness Center
Bob Turner​, Faculty | Accounting 

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“Babson’s LGBTQ+Ally community has been an amazing support network, an effective resource, and a caring family for myself and many others. We treat each other with great respect and reach out into the community to raise awareness about LGBTQ issues.”

— Matt Hard ’17 (left)

Matt Hard ’17 & Wendy Sachs ’15

“Being involved in the LGBT community at Babson has allowed me to meet amazing students, staff, and faculty. It’s a different type of diversity that I like to share with those who are unaware of LGBT people and issues.”

— Wendy Sachs ’15 (right)