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Welcome to F&E CWEL Pathways for Scholars and Fellows

Create Your Story | Build Your Circle | Showcase Your Leading Edge

F&E CWEL Pathways is a community that brings undergraduate students of all identities together along a multi-year learning journey of courses, events, and experiences designed to catalyze your career and develop your ability to lead in remarkable ways. Join an exceptional group of like-minded peers, as either a Fellow or a Scholar, and make your mark as an inclusive entrepreneurial leader!

What You'll Walk Away With »

Surround yourself with mentors, role models, and friends as you discover, deliver, and promote your value to the world!

  • A community of motivated peers committed to accelerating their success and amplifying others. 
  • A vast network of mentors, experts, and employers that value representation, equity, and inclusion.
  • A professional narrative and online portfolio that showcases your application of strengths that employers seek.
  • A tool kit of resouces to develop sought-after skills that influence long-term career advancement in any field you choose. 

What You'll Experience »

Being a F&E CWEL Fellow or Scholar is an experience like no other at Babson! You join a cohort of peers that take part in events and developmental opportunities together—while blazing a path that is uniquely your own. 

Year one will focus on building a foundation for success together. You will learn why and how to develop your professional leading-edge as an inclusive entrepreneurial leader and build a community of support through your cohort, advisors, and mentors.  

Core Activities 

  • Fall Retreat – (1) full-day, off-site session
  • Cohort Meet-Ups – (5) 1-hour sessions, 1 per month
  • Near-Peer Mentor Program: Mentee – (2) 1.5-hour events, (4) 1:1 mentor meetings
  • Disruption Dinner – (1) 2-hour event
  • Pathways Peer Dialogue Meeting – (1) 1-hour session
  • Spring Soirée Celebration – (1) 2-hour event

In year two, you will work towards completing your F&E CWEL Pathways digital portfolio, at your own pace.* As an active member of the community, you will serve as a near-peer mentor to incoming fellows and scholars, and participate in community events. Once your portfolio is complete, you will showcase your work at a peer dialogue meeting and be honored at the annual spring celebration.  

Core Activities

  • Fall Retreat – (1) full-day, off-site session
  • Near-Peer Mentor Program: Mentor – (2) 1.5-hour events, (4) 1:1 mentor meetings
  • Disruption Dinner – (1) 2-hour event
  • Pathways Peer Dialogue Meeting – (1) 1-hour session
  • Spring Soirée Celebration – (1) 2-hour event

 *To complete the F&E CWEL Pathway, reflections are drawn from Babson course work, events, and experiences occurring over 2 - 4 academic years. Expedited completion may be accomplished in 1-year upon program directors' approval. 

Once you have completed the Pathway requirements and earned your badge, your portfolio is yours to keep and continue to build upon, even post-Babson. As a lifelong member of the F&E CWEL community, you are welcome to continue to participate in events, programs, and celebrations!

Learn More

Have additional questions about the F&E CWEL Pathways program? Please visit our FAQs page or email F&E CWEL