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Welcome to the Babson College Media Relations page. We routinely collaborate with international, national, and local reporters to advance Babson’s academic mission of developing entrepreneurial leaders.
Senior Communications Manager
Kathryn Balcerski, Senior Communications Manager at Babson College, handles all media requests for the College. As a former news reporter of eighteen years, Kathryn understands the need for a timely response for reporters working on deadlines. If you need an expert for a story or any other media request please reach out.
Featured Faculty Experts
To our friends in the media, we have a full team of experts always available. Below are four featured experts to align with the current news trends. We will update this section routinely. Please reach out anytime as you search for sources for news stories.
Ab Igram MBA’96
Executive Director of the Tariq Farid Franchise Institute at Babson College
Areas of Expertise: Franchising, Venture Capital
With New Director, Babson College Institute Pioneers Franchising Education
CEO of the Arthur M. Blank School for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Areas of Expertise: Entrepreneurial Leadership, Business Leadership
Chair of the Finance Division
Areas of Expertise: Securities Trading, Regulatory Rate Setting for Utilities, Behavioral biases (i.e. mistakes people make when investing, trading), Stock Exchanges
Chair of the Economics Division
Areas of Expertise: Labor Markets, Family Economics, International Business Networks, Immigration/Migration (Bilingual)
Why Entrepreneurial Leadership MattersBabson Magazine
War and pandemic. Climate change and clean water. Poverty and hunger. Racial and gender inequality. The endless list of complex challenges confronting humanity today is daunting.
Investigating the Future of WorkBabson Thought & Action
What the future of work looks like—what that means for the office—remains a murky question, one that companies continue struggling with in the wake of the pandemic.
Refurbishing Computers Turns from Side Hustle to Helping HandBabson Thought & Action
Dylan Zajac ’25 clearly remembers when his side hustle—taking broken computers, fixing them, and selling them at a cut-rate price—bloomed into a full-fledged charity.
Five Unexpected Courses at BabsonBabson Thought & Action
Think of a Babson College education, and you come to expect certain things like Entrepreneurship. But Babson curriculum is filled with courses that are unexpected.