Additional Leadership Opportunities
There are many ways to lead at Babson. In addition to the Graduate Student Council and student organizations, the following opportunities exist.
If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please reach out to the primary contact, or follow up with Graduate Student Affairs.
Community Outreach Representatives
The goal of Community Outreach Representatives, is to build community within your program and amongst graduate students on campus throughout the academic year. Responsibilities include programming, building bridges between graduate programs, and promoting campus-wide events. There are Community Outreach Representatives for each of the MBA programs.
Contact Ashly Siteman, Assistant Director, Graduate Student Affairs
The Entrepreneurship Forum highlights Babson’s reputation of global leadership in Entrepreneurship through panel sessions, business competitions and various guest speakers.
Oriana Torres, 'M13, Co-Chair Entrepreneurship Forum
Sarah Cullem, 'M13, Co-Chair Entrepreneurship Forum
Abdulaziz (Aziz) Baroum, 'M13, Co-Chair Entrepreneurship Forum
(“Partners” equals husbands, wives, significant others, children, families, etc)
This program is dedicated to the overall community of Babson’s graduate business programs. The program offers opportunities for the families of Babson MBA students to get to know each other and become involved in community activities.
Contact: Melanie Michelangeli, 'M'13, Director of the Partners' Program
Peer ConnectorsBabson MBA Peer Connectors is a student networking and career advisory effort launched in the 2010-2011 academic year. The program is jointly sponsored by the Graduate Student Council and Center for Career Development, and is best known for its Peer Connectors Hours, which are a drop-in opportunity for students to seek advice from other students relating to their career search.Contact: Yair "Yo" Gross M’13, Program Manager
Section Representatives have the responsibility of being a formal link between their graduate program and Babson faculty/administration. The Reps conduct meetings with their sections and then provide that feedback to administration and faculty involved in the program. These positions are available for full-time MBA students. For the Two-Year Program, Section Reps will be elected for Module 1 and 2. Re-election occurs for Module 3 and 4. For the One Year Program, Section Reps will be elected for Mod A and B.
Kate Buckman, Director of the One Year MBA Program
Beth Bristol, Director of the Two Year MBA Program
Student Leadership Initiative Fund Board
The Student Leadership Initiative Fund (SLIF) supports leadership endeavors which promote the Babson Brand. Graduate students seeking financial support from the Graduate School should apply to the SLIF, which is a centralized location for administrative support of student activities. Applicants for the Student Leadership Initiative Fund Committee must have an interest in finance as well as a commitment to the overall strategy of the College.
Kerry Adorno M’13
Erin Freda, Manager, Graduate Operations and Administration