At Babson, students are encouraged to not only explore and develop their own complex identities but to fully engage with the intentionally diverse Babson community. Some of the ways Babson students do this is through planning and attending events such as the Multicultural Festival, Heritage Month programs, O.N.E. Week, the Black Affinity Conference, the Lavender Graduation and MLK Jr. Legacy Day. They also have the opportunity to study abroad, participate in LGBTQ+ Safe Zone Trainings, educate their peers and the wider Babson Community on diversity and social justice, and lead cultural events on-campus such as the India Forum and Asia Symposium and the Adversity In Diversity Forum.
Multicultural Programs Mission:
We strive to ensure an inclusive Babson community that is welcoming, affirming, and safe for all students.
Through our efforts we aim to:
- Support students' intersecting identities
- Promote awareness, understanding, and encourage action towards diversity and social justice
- Educate through collaborative programming with students and campus partners related to: race and ethnicity, gender identity and expression, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and ability
- Amplify the voices of underrepresented identities and experiences