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Wednesday, September 29 2021

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    Virtual: Babson Alumni Weekly Football Challenge

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    Virtual: Babson Alumni Weekly Football Challenge Find out more >>
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    BEE - Women's Leadership Program - Live Online - Fall 2021

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    Learn to become a more impactful and effective leader in our women's leadership training, designed by and for women. Throughout this program, you will activate a personalized action plan with feedback from peers and executive coaches. Identify and strategically deploy your strengths, fine-tune your leadership skills for women, and enhance your network of fellow senior women leaders. 6 Live Online Sessions: Sept 20: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM ETSept 21, Oct 5 & 19: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM ETOct 25: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM ETOct 26: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ETA 30 minute live online orientation session the week of September 13th Two to three hours/week of courseworkLive Q&A sessions with faculty the weeks of October 12th and 19th (optional) Find out more >>
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    All 3 Sessions (Early Bird Discount)

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    The Family Entrepreneurship Journey is a virtual event series open to students, alumni, families, and the extended Babson community. Through the lens of experienced family entrepreneurs in our Babson community, we will explore case studies on how specific areas in business are impacted by and impact family relationships.Participants will engage with their families in between sessions through a series of engaging discussions and will learn from our guests as well as Babson faculty, Professor Matt Allen, and IFE Nulsen Family Executive Director Lauri Union. Find out more >>
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    Academy - Babson Fellows Program for Entrepreneurship Researchers

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    Entrepreneurship research fuels entrepreneurial activity and helps educators make a lasting impact on the field. Published research is the backbone of academic careers, and publishing in top journals helps elevate both individual and departmental impact. The Babson Fellows Program for Entrepreneurship Researchers is an immersive online academic writing workshop for all entrepreneurship scholars to gain a profound understanding of entrepreneurship research. This program will help entrepreneurship scholars gain a better understanding of the landscape of entrepreneurship research including the history, methodology, and research opportunities. Over three weeks, you will receive coaching and mentoring from top entrepreneurship faculty and peers, and you will leave with a six-month work plan that will enable you to submit a finished paper to a journal for consideration. Find out more >>
  • Sep
    29
    2021

    DIRI: Entrepreneurship Policy Through a Gender Lens

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    Dr. Susan Coleman, Dr. Colette Henry, and Dr. Naomi Birdthistle will lead a discussion based on a new report titled Entrepreneurship Policies through a Gender Lens. The publication examines how to strengthen the scope and effectiveness of entrepreneurship policies for women. At the heart of the report are 27 policy insight notes by leading international experts on the role of public policy in facilitating entrepreneurship by women and how those policies can be strengthened. About the Speakers:Dr. Susan ColemanAs a professor of finance at the University of Hartford's Barney School of Business, Dr. Susan Coleman taught both graduate and undergraduate courses in entrepreneurial and corporate finance for over thirty years. Her research has been concentrated in the area of entrepreneurial finance with a particular focus on the ways in which women entrepreneurs secure financing for their firms. Dr. Coleman's work on this topic is widely published and cited in hundreds of refereed journal articles. She has co-authored two books on women-owned firms, A Rising Tide: Financing Strategies for Women-Owned Firms (2012) and The Next Wave: Financing Women's Growth-Oriented Firms (2016). Dr. Coleman has also written on the topic of social entrepreneurship and co-authored a book titled Creating the Social Venture (2016). In recognition of her scholarly contributions, Dr. Coleman was awarded the Humphrey R. Tonkin Award in 2016, the University of Hartford's highest award for research. She also received the Diana Changemaker Award for Research, presented at the first Diana International Impact Day held at Babson College in 2019.Dr. Coleman has been the U.S. country representative for the Global Women's Entrepreneurship Policy Research Network ( Global WEP) since its founding in 2014 and is currently a member of Global WEP's Executive Team. Most recently, Dr. Coleman served as one of the editors for Entrepreneurship Policies Through a Gender Lens ( OECD,2021), a cooperative effort between the OECD, Global WEP, and authors representing 27 different countries. Dr. Colette HenryColette Henry is Head of Department of Business Studies at Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland, and Adjunct Professor - Department of Business Strategy & Innovation - at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia. Her previous roles include Adjunct Professor at UiT- The Arctic University of Norway; Norbrook Professor of Business & Enterprise at the Royal Veterinary College, London, and President of the Institute for Small Business & Entrepreneurship, UK. She is the founder and chair of the Global Women's Entrepreneurship Policy Research Network (Global WEP) and Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Gender & Entrepreneurship. She has published on entrepreneurship education, gender, the creative industries, and veterinary/rural business. In 2015 she received the Diana International Research Project Trailblazer Award, and in 2017 received the Sten K Johnson European Entrepreneurship Education Award from Lund University, Sweden. Colette is a fellow of the Royal Society, the Higher Education Academy, the Academy of Social Sciences, and the Institute for Small Business & Entrepreneurship. She is currently leading a series of Global WEP publications and has published - (with Orser, Coleman, and the OECD) - 'Entrepreneurship Policies Through a Gender Lens' (OECD, 2021). Dr. Naomi BirdthistleNaomi has entrepreneurship in her blood. She worked in her family business for over 20 years and ran her own consulting business. Naomi has studied in Scotland (Stirling University - BA Hons) Ireland (University of Limerick - Masters by Research and Ph.D.) and America (Babson College [1-year undergraduate program and an Executive Education program] and Harvard University [Summer school and an Executive Education program]). Her passion for entrepreneurship is evident in her research outputs. She has published 30 peer-reviewed papers, three books with another on its way; 11 book chapters with another 5 under review, 59 conference papers, and an abundance of national and European reports. Naomi's research covers many areas within the entrepreneurship and family business discipline including the following: entrepreneurship education, minority groups, and entrepreneurship; women-owned and led businesses; succession planning in family businesses; divorce and family business and the role women play in family businesses. Naomi has recently been successful in securing two Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) grants both of which have a focus on empowering women entrepreneurs in Asia Find out more >>