Nearly 1,500 students expected to participate in entrepreneurial discussions with renowned executive speakers

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Babson’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business and the Babson Latin American Club have announced the list of confirmed speakers for the 7th annual Babson Latin American Entrepreneurship Forum on April 10, 2015.

The Club’s flagship event has continued to be the largest among U.S. universities dedicated to entrepreneurial activities. This year, more than 450 participants are expected to attend with another 1,000 joining from more than 30 Latin American universities via live-stream. The Forum will provide participants with the opportunity to deepen their understanding of Latin America, to explore diversity on campus, and to encourage greater flexibility in thinking about world events from other regional perspectives.

Friday, April 10, 2015
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
See the full schedule​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​» 

Sorenson Theater​
19 Babson College Drive
Wellesley, MA 02482 

Register for the Babson Latin American Entrepreneurship Forum ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​»

"At Babson, entrepreneurship is more than just a field of study, it’s a way of thinking and living,” says Fernan Arias M'15, Co-President of the Babson Latin American Club. “In an effort to further enrich this tradition, the Latin American Forum will be focused on promoting entrepreneurship, opportunities, and leadership in Latin America, as we hope to generate insightful debates about how Latin America must thrive to become the next hub of entrepreneurial opportunity.”

Featured Speakers

Carlos Brito​, Chief Executive Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev​, and Board Member for Ambev​ and Grupo Modelo (View Bio)





Felipe Calderon​, Former President of Mexico from 2006 - 2012 (View Bio)






Rodrigo Niño, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Prodigy Network, and creator of My Ideal City​ (View Bio)





Randy Millian, Former President, Chief Executive Officer, and Managing Director of Diageo Latin America and Caribbean​ (View Bio)





Elizabeth Pérez, Sports Anchor for CNN en Español​ (View Bio)





See the full list of speakers​ ​​​​​​​​​​​»

For more information, contact Diana Chaves at (617) 480-7740, or Fernan Arias at (617) 750-9705.

About the Babson Latin American Club

Babson’s Latin American Club​ promotes awareness and spreads information related to Latin American business, economics, politics, and culture. The club encourages an understanding of the Latin culture, promotes networking activities, and enhances entrepreneurship opportunities throughout the region.

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 | 03/26/2015 04:00