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Global Entrepreneurship Week

​​​Babson College will celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018 November 8-15 with a series of events and activities.

The Babson events will be part of more than 35,000 events and competitions in 170 countries. Powered by the Kauffman Foundation, the initiative is supported by dozens of world leaders and a network of more than 15,000 partner organizations.

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups, bring ideas to life, drive economic growth, and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national, and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators.

2018 Schedule of Events

Thursday, November 8

Rocket Pitch 2018

Golden Seeds Boston Office Hours

9 a.m.
Olin Hall 
Babson College

Co-hosted by the Center for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership

Rocket Pitch 

1:30 p.m.
Olin Hall
Babson College

CWEL Circles: Men as Allies: The Value Proposition for Equality

4:30 p.m.
Roger's Pub & Grille
Babson College

Hosted by the Center for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership

U.S. Work Visas after Graduation

4:30 p.m.
Olin Hall Room 102
Babson College

Hosted by International Student & Scholar Services

Friday, November 9

Babson Entrepreneurship Forum

Babson Entrepreneurship Forum 

All Day
Campus wide
Babson College

Brand Yourself Like a Champion

10 a.m.
Reynolds Global Lounge
Babson College

Hosted by the Center for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership

Monday, November 12

Pop-up at Olin

11:30 a.m.
Olin Hall
Babson College

Pop-up at Reynolds

Noon
Reynolds Campus Center
Babson College

Fashion Table Discussion: Global Trends in Fashion

4 p.m.
Blank Center
Babson College

Hosted by Babson Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative

​Tuesday, November 13

Food Sol

Pop-up at Olin

11:30 a.m.
Olin Hall
Babson College

Pop-up at Reynolds

Noon
Reynolds Campus Center
Babson College

Food Sol Community Table

1 p.m.
Blank Center
Babson College

Hosted by Food Sol

Investor Office Hours with Rough Draft Ventures

2 p.m.
Blank Center
Babson College

How 2 Tuesday: How 2 Become a Babson Global Entrepreneur-in-Residence

5 p.m.
Blank Center
Babson College

Lewis Institute Grad Impact Hour: Disruptive Innovation with Craig Wing, MBA '10, Future World

5 p.m.
Space X, Lewis Institute
Babson College

Hosted by the Lewis Institute

An Evening with Craig Wing, MBA '10, Future World

7 p.m.
Sorenson Center for the Arts
Babson College

Hosted by the Arts & Humanities Division

Wednesday, November 14

BASE Postcard

Pop-up at Olin

11:30 a.m.
Olin Hall
Babson College

Pop-up at Reynolds

Noon
Reynolds Campus Center
Babson College

Babson Alumni Supporting Entrepreneurs (BASE) Consultant Office Hours

2 p.m.
Blank Center
Babson College

B-SEEDs Social Impact Pitch Competition

4 p.m.
Olin Hall
Babson College

Reshaping the Fitness Industry with Robert Shapiro

7:30 p.m.
Winn Auditorium
Babson College

Hosted by eTower and StartupGrind

Thursday, November 15

Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs

Pop-up at Olin

11:30 a.m.
Olin Hall
Babson College

Pop-up at Reynolds

Noon
Reynolds Campus Center
Babson College

Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs®

6 p.m.
Knight Auditorium
Babson College

Friday, November 16

Good Business Fridays

Good Business Friday: Pitching and Purpose

12 p.m.
Reynolds Global Lounge
Babson College

Hosted by the Lewis Institute