Nan S. Langowitz
Academic Position/Area of Scholarship
Professor of Management, and Chair, Management Division
Area of Scholarship
Leadership and Talent Development, Women’s Leadership, Organizational Innovation
Why I Teach
I teach about entrepreneurial leadership to help my students develop themselves and work more effectively with others, to drive innovation and change, and to create more productive organizations.
Words That Changed My Life
“You are not required to complete the work, but neither are you free to desist from it.” — Pirkei Avot, 2:21
What the World Needs from Business Today
Job creation to drive economic and social growth and well-being.
What You Need to Know about Babson
It’s a remarkable place to be part of: great learning, great people, high energy, and collaborative spirit.
My Proudest Professional Moment
Receiving the Dean’s Teaching Award in the Graduate School in 2009.
My Personal Mantra
The best leaders are learners.
How I Define Entrepreneurship
The ability to mobilize people and resources to make great new things happen.