Pride Award

The Babson Pride Award recognizes the significant contributions of those who join the College in its commitment to creating a community that values, supports, and celebrates lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) individuals and their allies.

Past Winners


Undergraduate: Sheldon Williams
Graduate: Kelly Stewart
Staff: Billy Tringali
Faculty: Jon Hodge


Undergraduate: Ryan Findling ‘23
Graduate: Pua Higginson MBA’22
Staff: Katia Santiago-Taylor
Alumni: Daniel Brassloff ‘19


Undergraduate: Duruo Murray '21
Graduate: Sarah Stefanon '21
Staff: Michael Lara
Faculty: Melissa Leonard
Alumni and Friends: Deborah DeSantis ’85


Undergraduate: Michael Sysak ’20
Graduate: Aditya Pathak MBA’20
Staff: Carol Hacker
Faculty: Anjali Bal
Alumni and Friends: Dave Childers ’84


Undergraduate: Aswini Melekote ’19
Graduate: Mia Di Stefano MBA’19
Staff: Denning Aaris
Faculty: Beth Wynstra


Undergraduate: Sheen Hui ’18
Graduate: Calliope Desenberg MBA’18
Staff: Brett Chin, Education Abroad Advisor, and Melissa Shaak, Director of Student Financial Services
Faculty: Mary O’Donoghue, Professor in Arts & Humanities
Alumni and Friends: Kadia Tubman ’13


Undergraduate: Christina Xiao ’17
Graduate: Mark Gagliardi MBA’17
Staff: Kevin Araujo-Lipine, Associate Director, Student Engagement
Faculty: Marjorie Feld, Professor in History & Society
Alumni and Friends: Kit Yan ’06


Undergraduate: Alexis Yioulos ’16, and Nicholas Gordon ’16
Staff: Chuck Collins, Associate Director, Graduate Student Affairs
Faculty: Kerry Rourke, Lecturer in Arts & Humanities
Alumni and Friends: Aaron Walton ’83


Undergraduate: Matthew Hard ’16
Graduate: Phil Pinson MBA’15
Staff: Jason Salzenstein, Senior Instructional & Curriculum Designer
Faculty: Robert Turner DBA, Associate Professor of Accounting
Alumni and Friends: Thomas Bourdon ’98, Ed.D


Undergraduate: Christian Lewis ’13, and Natalie Cullings ’14
Graduate: Christine Yoon MBA’15
Staff: Jamie Kendrioski, Director of International Student and Scholar Services
Faculty: Toni Lester, PhD, Professor of Law, Culture and Society
Alumni and Friends: Richard Babson​​​​​​​​​​​​