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The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership enables women to reach th​eir full potential through innovative education programs and events.

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Women's Leadership Academy Summer 2020

Babson College’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership is pleased to offer the Babson Women’s Leadership Academy (BWLA), giving high school sophomores and juniors the opportunity to develop their personal leadership strengths and build a plan to reach their goals, while learning foundational leadership and communication skills.

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Learn more about CWEL's Programming

Each year, the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership develops new, innovative, programming for students, entrepreneurs, and leaders from around the world. This programming spans from the Babson classroom to the Miami startup ecosystem and aims to create opportunities for a diverse set of stakeholders to participate, develop, and learn. 

Undergraduate students have access to exclusive, one-of-a-kind, programs designed to increase their leadership strengths including:

  • Women's Leadership Program
  • Disruption Dinner
  • Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab workshops
  • Dean's Gender Series
  • CWEL Circles
  • Mentor Program

Discover events, mentorship, programming, and networking designed specifically for Babson graduate students, including:

  • Graduate Mentor Program: Mentoring for the Entrepreneurial Leader
  • Women Innovating Now (WIN) Growth Lab
  • Babson Association for Women MBAs (BAWMBA)
  • CWEL Circles

CWEL's Mentoring programs are designed to provide students with experience in building a personal board of coaches, sponsors, and mentors. 

Learn more about the award-winning Women Innovating Now (WIN) Growth Lab venture accelerator designed by women entrepreneurs, for women entrepreneurs, at the #1 school in the world for entrepreneurship.

Take your career to the next level by exploring one of our Executive Education courses designed for women leaders.


Building an Online Community
Presented by: Beth Santos, CEO & Founder, Wanderful

Is it time to build an online community? Learn more about the intricacies of what it takes to launch and run a virtual community from Beth Santos, CEO & Founder of Wanderful, who developed a virtual membership network that became the company's primary business model in a matter of days.  At the end of this webinar, you'll be able to walk away with a better understanding of what a community really entails and whether it's right for you and your business.