Cathy Merlo 


Cathy Merlo


Associate Director for Working Professionals, Graduate Center for Career Development
F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business, Babson College


Life is good!

Words That Changed My Life

“It’s not about how many times you get knocked down; it’s how many times you get back up.”

How I Want to Change the World

By helping others believe in themselves to do the work that fuels their passions.

What the World Needs from Entrepreneurs Today

A willingness to pursue a dream in order to create something meaningful that will delight the world.

What You Need to Know about Babson

We believe in innovation and creativity. We’re not afraid to color outside the lines!

My Proudest Moment in Business

When I lost my job three years ago, I found work within two weeks by being unafraid to reinvent myself in one of the worst job markets since the Great Depression.

My Personal Brand

I’m an accomplished, creative, and passionate career adviser.

How I Define Entrepreneurship

A desire to persevere in order to create something that enhances the lives of others.

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