Dr. Patricia Greene recognized as one of the top women entrepreneurs for leadership, mentorship, and community involvement

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Babson College Professor Patricia Greene was recently recognized by Enterprising Women magazine as the 2015 Enterprising Women Hall of Fame inductee during its Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration and Conference. Professor Greene joined special honorees Dr. Marsha Firestone, Kathryn Homeyer, Dr. Makaziwe Mandela, Tukwini Mandela, and Nely Galån at the annual tribute to the world’s top women entrepreneurs.

Patricia Greene was celebrated for her many entrepreneurial achievements, including her role as the Paul T. Babson Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies at Babson, the academic director for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses and 10,000 Womeninitiatives, and also as the founding member of the Diana Project - a research group focused on women entrepreneurs and the venture capital industry.

Greene is a federal appointee to the U​.S. Small Business Administration’s Small Business Development Centers, and the co-owner of Artworks, a specialty home goods store in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. She previously served as Provost, and before that as the Dean of the Undergraduate School at Babson.

Learn more about her many accomplishments, authored books, research projects, accolades, and more ​​​​​​​»

​ “We are honored to induct Patti Greene into our Hall of Fame, and recognize her and our Legacy Award and Advocacy Award winners for the important work they are doing to advance women’s entrepreneurship and create a lasting legacy in the women’s business community,” said Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women. “This annual celebration is a perfect opportunity for us to honor such leaders and encourage women to share their own best practices, successes, and opportunities.”

See the full list of 2015 awards and honorees​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​»

About Enterprising Women

Enterprising Women, headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, is the nation’s only women-owned magazine published exclusively for women business owners that chronicles the growing political, economic, and social influence and power of entrepreneurial women. The magazine provides a friendly meeting place, a public forum, and a national stage for the critical issues confronting women’s businesses and daily lives from the unique perspectives and experiences of entrepreneurial women. Published in both print and digital editions, the online edition of the magazine reaches one million readers in 185 countries.

About Babson College

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds​​​​​​​®​​​​​​​​​​​​​. The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society—while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​®​ as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

By Brianna DiPietro,, (781) 239-4548 | 06/03/2015 08:00