​Programs and Events

The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership enables women to reach th​eir full potential through innovative education programs and events.

In addition to the following annual programs, CWEL sponsors dozens of events throughout the academic year. For a complete listing, check the CWEL events calendar below.

CWEL Scholars Program The CWEL Scholars (CWELS) Program
Formerly the Women’s Leadership Program, CWEL Scholars provides undergraduate women with exclusive events, cutting edge experts and hands-on coaching. Students attend a minimum number of events over their four-year education to earn the “CWEL Scholar” designation. Learn more.


​The Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab
The WIN Lab is a unique, year-long program designed to empower 20 women to build their entrepreneurial ventures. WIN Lab is being directed by Susan Duffy and Heatherjean MacNeil. Learn more.


 BAWMBA LogoThe Babson Association of Women MBAs (BAWMBA)​
BAWMBA helps women MBA students build networks, find and be a mentor, develop leadership skills and transition to their next professional opportunities.

​Gender Enlightenment
CWEL supports and advances gender equality as a growth strategy for individuals and for organizations of all sizes, everywhere in the world. We do this through a variety of campus events and by supporting a growing community of faculty who do innovative research on women and gender, leadership and entrepreneurship. Learn more. ​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Thursday, October 19, 2017

  • WIN Lab Sales Workshop
    WIN Lab Sales Workshop Full Details [X]
    8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    <br /> October 19, 2017<br /> <br /> <strong>WIN Lab Sales Workshop</strong><br /> Babson Boston Campus<br /> 100 High Street<br /> Boston, MA&nbsp;<br /> 8 a.m. &ndash; 10 a.m.<br /> FREE, <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/babson-win-lab-interactive-sales-workshop-tickets-37853209970">but registration is required</a>.<br /> <br /> Join the WIN Lab and Center for Women&rsquo;s Entrepreneurial Leadership for an interactive discussion about gender and sales.&nbsp;
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  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

  • #SheDemos Showcase
    #SheDemos Showcase Full Details [X]
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    <br /> November 1, 2017<br /> <strong>SheDemos Showcase<br /> </strong><br /> WeWork &ndash; South Station&nbsp;<br /> 745 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA<br /> 6 p.m. &ndash; 9 p.m.<br /> FREE, <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shedemos-boston-2017-tickets-37427313101">but registration is required.</a><br /> <br /> #SheDemos is a collaboration between SheStarts and Babson&rsquo;s WIN Lab built to highlight high-growth female founders and their startups in the city of Boston. The night will begin with over a dozen startups showcasing their products to the public, followed by the top five teams pitching their products to a panel of esteemed judges. RSVP here.<br /> <div>&nbsp;</div>
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  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Thursday, November 2, 2017

  • 11-2 Driving Innovation in Finance: A Conv...
    11-2 Driving Innovation in Finance: A Conversation about Diversity and Inclusion Full Details [X]
    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    <strong><span style="color: #006644;">Driving Innovation in Finance: A Conversation about Diversity and Inclusion</span></strong><br /> <em><br /> </em><strong>Location:</strong><br /> Babson Boston Campus<br /> 12th Floor<br /> 100 High Street<br /> Boston, MA&nbsp;<br /> <br /> <strong>Date and Time:</strong><br /> Thursday, November 2, 2017<br /> 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.<br /> <br /> <strong>Cost:&nbsp;</strong><br /> Free, but registration is required<em><br /> To register, click the button at the top of the page!<br /> <br /> Please consider giving to The Center for Women&rsquo;s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) so we can continue offering programs like these, CWEL educates, inspires, and empowers women entrepreneurial leaders to reach their full potential. <a href="www.babson.edu/SupportCWEL">Give now</a>!<br /> <hr /> <br /> </em>Please join CWEL for a networking event and discussion about how diversity and inclusion drive growth and innovation. Research has shown that diversity in organizations, specifically in leadership, drives positive outcomes. Diverse teams out-innovate and out-perform others.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> At this special event, industry leaders will discuss their methods and tactics for ensuring that they, and their teams, create diverse organizations where ideas and innovation flourish.<br /> <br /> <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Moderator</strong></span>:<br /> <br /> <strong>Adrienne M. Penta&nbsp;</strong><br /> Senior Vice President, Center for Women &amp; Wealth<br /> Brown Brothers Harriman<br /> <br /> <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Panelists</strong></span>:<br /> <br /> <strong>Amy Choi</strong><br /> Director, Early Stage Practice<br /> SVB Financial Group<br /> <br /> <strong>Kristin Keating</strong><br /> Partner at Ernst &amp; Young&nbsp;<br /> Co-Chair,&nbsp;New England EY Entrepreneur of the Year Program&nbsp;<br /> <br /> <strong>Chris Michel</strong><br /> Head of Diversity &amp; Inclusion<br /> Brown Brothers Harriman<br /> <em><br /> <hr /> </em> <em><span style="font-size: 10px;">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.</span></em><br /> <div><em><br /> </em></div>
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  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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