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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: Aswini Melekote
Graduate: Mia Di Stefano
Staff: Denning Aaris
Faculty: Beth Wynstra


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


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


Undergraduate: Alexis Yioulos
Undergraduate: Nicholas Gordon
Staff: Chuck Collins, Associate Director, Graduate Student Affairs
Faculty: Kerry Rourke, Lecturer in Arts & Humanities
Alumni and Friends: Aaron Walton ’82


Undergraduate: Matthew Hard ’17
Graduate: Phil Pinson M’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; Natalie Cullings ’14
Graduate: Christine Yoon M’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​​​​​​​​​​​​