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Schedule and Keynote Speaker Announced

2023 Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a celebration of the power of entrepreneurship. Powered by The Arthur M. Blank School for Entrepreneurial Leadership, this week-long series includes keynote speaker, John Jacobs, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Optimist of Life is Good, gala dinner, pitch competition, expert panels, and more. Join us on Babson’s Wellesley and Boston campuses to experience this impactful and inspiring week, scheduled to coincide with Global Entrepreneurship Week 2023.

John Jacobs GEW keynote

2023 Schedule of Events

Thursday, November 9
4–4:45 p.m. HELV Networking Reception
5–8 p.m. Rocket Pitch
6:30 p.m. Volunteer Awards (invitation only)
Friday, November 10
11 a.m.–1 p.m. The Blue Economy Effect
Monday, November 13
12:30–2:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker—John Jacobs, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Optimist of Life is Good
Tuesday, November 14
9 a.m.–3 p.m. Babson Executive Education workshop – Future-proof Your Career: Mastering AI in Business (Boston campus)
4–6 p.m. BIFE Live Case Study with Nick Ragland – Co-Chair, Gorilla Glue
Wednesday, November 15
12–2:30 p.m. Franchise Fireside Chat
4–6 p.m. KMH Roundtable: Evaluating Healthcare Startups
Thursday, November 16
7:30–9 a.m.  Entrepreneurial Leadership All-Star Panel
12:30–1:30 p.m. Future of Fashion Industry Challenges: Global Competition, Supply Chain, Environment, Artificial Intelligence
5–8:30 p.m. Disruption Dinner hosted by Frank & Eileen™ Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership
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