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Women Entrepreneurship Week

A full week of cross-collaborative events at Babson, spearheaded by F&E CWEL.

Babson joins more than 125 universities and colleges in celebration of Women Entrepreneurship Week from October 19-24. Join us across campus for a week of collaborative events featuring women entrepreneurs, leaders, and disruptors. Institutions on six continents have joined the WEW movement, and the list continues to grow. Read about the upcoming WEW in BizEd magazine.

October 19 - October 24!


Date Graphic_19102Babson Athletics Speaker Series with Kara Lawson

Icon - Clock 20pxl 7:30 PM
Icon - Location Pin 20pxl BRAC, Wellesley

Kara Lawson, former WNBA, Olympic Champion, and ESPN Broadcaster is one of a growing number of females coaching at the NBA level. Hear her perspectives on leadership, overcoming challenges, climbing through a career “ceiling”, and the power of fresh perspective. All students welcome!



Date Graphic 191022WIN Lab Miami Venture Showcase

Icon - Clock 20pxl 5:30 - 8:30 PM
Icon - Location Pin 20pxl The Venture City, Miami, FL

The Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab accelerator in Miami hosts this annual event where women entrepreneurs across the city showcase their companies to the public through demos and a pitch competition.


Date Graphic 191022The New Next - Entrepreneuring Never Gets Old

Icon - Clock 20pxl 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Icon - Location Pin 20pxl Babson Boston

Join the Lewis Institute for this special edition of Impact Unplugged. The New Next is an open, casual conversation for curious-minded individuals aged 50+, who are deeply motivated to live their next 20 or so years as best ever, striking the right balance between what is practical and what is full of intrigue; being purposeful, driven, and entrepreneurial. Speakers include: Elizabeth Isele, founder & CEO, The Global Institute for Experienced Entrepreneurship (GIEE), Ann Zacarian, CEO, Motion Play Ventures and Cheryl Kiser, executive director of The Lewis Institute for Social Innovation at Babson College.



Date Graphic_191023WIN Lab Boston Venture Showcase

Icon - Clock 20pxl 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Icon - Location Pin 20pxl Babson Boston

Venture Showcase is an event created by the Babson WIN Lab to the highlight high-growth female founders who are part of our 2019-2020 cohort. Join us for a night of networking, refreshments, and an impressive showcase of some of Boston’s emerging women founders and leaders.


Date Graphic_191023Impact Unplugged: Technology & Health

Icon - Clock 20pxl 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Icon - Location Pin 20pxl Babson Wellesley Campus, MA

What happens at the intersections of technology, global health, and policy? Join the Lewis Institute for an interactive discussion led by Kathryn Brown, former President/CEO of The Internet Society and former Senior Vice-President, Corporate Citizenship and International Relations, Verizon


Date Graphic 1910247th Annual Disruption Dinner

Icon - Clock 20pxl 5:30 - 8:00 PM
Icon - Location Pin 20pxl Wellesley, MA

The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, The Lewis Institute, Weissman Foundry and Hoffman Family Center for Career Development invite you to celebrate Women Entrepreneurship Week with the makers, inventors, and innovators of Babson, as we explore how women make stuff now with Co-Founders of The Grommet, Jules Pieri and Joanne Domeniconi.


Date Graphic 191024The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow

Icon - Clock 20pxl Ongoing, October 24, 25, 26 @ 7:00 PM
Icon - Location Pin 20pxl Wellesley Campus - Sorenson Theater, MA

Presented by Empty Space Theater this “techno comedy” chronicles a brilliant young women who uses her technological genius and entrepreneurial drive on her quest to determine her heritage and face her fears. Starring F&E CWEL Scholar, Emily Kim ’22.