International Education Week

International Education Week celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This initiative is co-sponsored by the U.S. Departments of State and Education.

This is a time at Babson to recognize our global community and opportunities to engage in international education across the experience of the College. Students, faculty, and staff alike have opportunities during the week to learn more about education abroad opportunities at Babson, engage in various cultural activities and social events, and reconnect with alumni who have seen the value of cross-cultural competencies in their careers.

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Monday, November 15, 2021

Monday, November 15, 12:00-1:30 PM || Weissman Foundry Workroom || Register for the Event »

In this two-day workshop you will make your own piñata from the scratch and learn some interesting facts about the history of piñatas and how they are used in México nowadays.

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Monday, November 15, 3:00-4:00pm  ||  Olin 202

Are you a 2 year graduate student interested in participating in a semester-long exchange program abroad? Come learn about the opportunity to study at one of our world-renowned partner institutions for a semester. We will give an overview of the program, review eligibility requirements and walk you through the application process.

Monday, November 15, 5:00-6:00 PM || Park Manor West FME Workshop 118

Come learn more about the many scholarship opportunities available to you through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Hear from Babson students, Ciaran Green about his experience as a current graduate study grant recipient and Jerdrema Flynt who recently went through the application process. Dinner provided.

Monday, November 15, 6:00-7:00PM || Needham/Wellesley Room (Olin Hall) || Register for the Event » || Join the Livestream via Handshake »

Join the LATAM club for our signature career exploring event! It will be a two-part event, first attendees will participate in round table chats with Babson LATAM graduate students. Then, for the second part of the event, there will be an exclusive panel with Babson alumni from all backgrounds. In the career exploration chats with graduate students, guests will get the chance to talk and learn about Babson's graduate student careers and lives before coming to Babson for their Master's. This will be followed by a "Life after Babson" panel with LATAM Babson alumni, which will give you the chance to get a better understanding of life after Babson. This session will end with a Q&A so make sure to bring all of your questions. Once the event ends guests will enjoy an assortment of traditional Latin American food!

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Tuesday, November 16, 12:00-1:30 PM  ||  Weissman Foundry Workroom || Register for the Event »

In this two-day workshop you will make your own piñata from the scratch and learn some interesting facts about the history of piñatas and how they are used in México nowadays.

Click Here to Register

Tuesday, November 16, 3:00-4:00 PM ||  Park Manor West FME Workshop 118

Sample food from Babson alumni owned restaurant Rail Trail Flatbread and grow your Babson network, hearing from international alum restaurant owner and entrepreneur Karim El-Gamal MBA ’11 on his experience and reflection of the value of international education.  All are welcome for this casual social, no registration required.

Tuesday, November 16, 5:00-6:00 PM  ||  Join the Event via WebEx »

Join Professor Caroline Daniels and the Glavin Office as they present this Short-Term Summer Travel Program, EPS3509 Entrepreneurship New Ventures in Fashion-London. This session will be offered via WebEx and recorded. The course application opens November 15. Brochure details are available on the Glavin website @

Tuesday, November 16, 6:00-7:00 PM || Reynolds 241

The Babson Exchange Network welcomes you to join our Thanksgiving dinner for all exchange students and Babson students who are interested in connecting with them. Come experience New England-style Thanksgiving dishes and engage in conversation across cultures.

Tuesday, November 16, 7:00-8:00 PM || Virtual - Register via Handshake

Network with five newly graduated international alumni from May 2021. This is your chance to learn about real life US job search strategies and gain insight on companies and industries hiring international students.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Wednesday, November 17, 12:00-1:00 PM  || Needham Room (Olin Hall) and Online || Register for the Event »

Come meet members of the Babson European community at this lunch networking event. This event is open to all Babson students, faculty, and staff who are from Europe or those who have lived or worked in Europe. The event will begin with a welcome from the European Graduate Club and then plenty of time to network and enjoy lunch together. This event will take place both in-person and online, when you register you can select which format you will participate in.

Wednesday, November 17, 12:00-1:00 PM  || Park Manor West FME 118 || Register for the Event »

Join CSSA for a papercutting workshop! In this workshop you’ll learn about meaning and significanse of papercutting to the Chinese culture. Then get a chance to practice traditional papercutting while learning some new phrases in Mandarin.


Wednesday, November 17, 4:30-6:30 PM || Knight Auditorium

At the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business, we have an annual tradition of hosting a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for our students with the Graduate Associate Deans and Faculty Directors, called Friendsgiving. This year at Friendsgiving, as we gather together to enjoy a traditional feast, we will also discuss the history and impact of US Thanksgiving, the realities indigneous communities faced, and learn about harvest traditions in global cultures. We hope that you can join us for this special community dinner! All graduate students, partners, and faculty are invited to this event.

Wednesday, November 17, 5:00-6:00 PM  ||  Join the Event via WebEx »

 Experience and examine the current economic, social and political trends in the creative ecosystem in Ireland. Understand the ways in which creativity and innovation occur, flourish and extend far beyond the boundaries of this relatively small island nation by ENGAGING and interacting with Irish entrepreneurs, business executives, artists, performers, athletes, and historians.

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Wednesday, November 17, 6:00-8:00 PM || Park Manor West: FME Workshop 118 || Register for the Event »

Global Trivia Night

Theme: Around The World

Time: 6PM -  8PM, Wednesday Nov. 17th

Location: Park Manor West - FME Workshop 118 

Join us for a night of fun and friends! Are you ready to put your knowledge about the world to test, dazzle your classmates, impress some friends, and win prizes?

Prizes include Airpods, Instax Camera, Wireless Phone Charger, Scratch Map, and more! Food will be served. Please register in advance for a chance to win some extra prizes:

IEW 2021 - Global Trivia Night

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Thursday, November 18, 1:00-2:00 PM  ||  Register for the Event to Receive WebEx Link »

Interested in learning more about opportunities to study abroad for a summer, semester or full academic year? Join our signature Babson Abroad 101 session, with a twist! During this session we will highlight the hidden gems of study abroad- perhaps a program you've never heard of.

Thursday, November 18, 7:00 PM || Winn Auditorium in Olin Hall

Babson Association of Singapore Culture is showing "Ah Boys to Men" a movie about the Singapore compulsory national service (2 years in the army) which all residents/citizens do prior to attending university. Please join us for the cultural exploration. Bubble tea and snacks will be served at the event!