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Women's History Month

A full month of cross-collaborative events at Babson.

National Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (Tuesday, March 8) honors the accomplishments and contributions that women have made throughout history and in today’s society. Babson joins the global celebration with an action-packed month of collaborative events featuring women entrepreneurs, thought-leaders, artists, and innovators. New events are added every day—so check back often!

Hosting a Women’s History Month event on campus? Share it here! Email your event to CWEL.

Babson Women Connect

Join the Babson Graduate Women in Business Club for a panel discussion and networking with Babson alumnae from across different industries. Enjoy nibbles and meaningful conversations, then make it an evening of leading women by heading downstairs with us to the Winn Auditorium for the Leading with Authencity event below. 

Presented by the Babson Graduate Women in Business Club.

March 2, 2022, 4:00 p.m.
Babson College, Olin Hall - Design Zone, Room 125

Leading with Authenticity for Real Business Success: Fireside Chat with Sabrina Horn, CEO, Horn Strategy

More than ever, all leaders, whether aspiring or arrived, must take a hard U-turn back to integrity. Join bestselling author, Sabrina Horn and Smaiyra Million, Executive Director of the Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, as they engage in conversation on identifying the situations that compel leaders to fake it, sharing mental maps to build personal resilience, building infrastructure to catch and eliminate fakery, creating an authentic brand, and running a tight ship. 

Presented by the Blank Center for Entrepreneurship.

March 2, 2022, 5:30 p.m.
Babson College, Olin Hall - Winn Auditorium

Sister's Circle: The Real Talk

The Real Talk is an opportunity for the Black women of Babson to come together and convene a roundtable discussion. ONE Doc. One Mic. ONE Voice. One Sound. Enjoy in-depth conversation, catered dinner, and treats by Black-owned Sweet Teez Bakery

Sponsored by Multicultural & Identity Programs and Center for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership.

March 3, 2022, 6:00 p.m.
Babson College, Blank Center - Hamilton Exhibit Room

BrandBites CEO Thought Leadership Series: Sylvia Acevedo, Former CEO, Girl Scouts of USA

Enjoy an exciting new program series showcasing up-close-and-personal CEO conversations. Larry Gulko, Brand Strategist & Strategic Growth Advisor, will lead our insightful fireside chat with Sylvia Acevedo, Former CEO, Girl Scouts of USA. A corporate board director, c-suite executive, community leader, author, and rocket scientist, Acevado is a recognized leader whose innovation and growth strategies have been hallmarks of her career.

Presented by Babson College, in partnership with Delta Airlines.

March 22, 2022, 6:00 p.m.
Streaming Online

Meaningful Business 100: Asonele Kotu, Founder, FemConnect

How can we strengthen and redefine access to equal sexual and reproductive health care using technology, especially in disadvantaged areas? Join our next Uncommon Tables conversation with Asonele Kotu, the founder of FemConnect, a women’s health startup aimed at strengthening and redefining access to equal sexual and reproductive health care using technology.  

Presented by the Institute for Social Innovation at Babson College 

March 23, 2022, 12:30 p.m.
Online

$avvy Film-Screening & Panel Discussion

As Women’s History Month transitions to Financial Literacy Month in April, you will not want to miss $avvy, an award-winning documentary film that contemplates the historical, cultural, and societal norms around women and money and explores why it’s critical for women to take an active role in managing personal finance. Watch the film, then join us for an interactive panel discussion with the filmmaker and Babson faculty, alumni, and students advancing financial literacy. 

Presented by the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, the Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance, and the Babson College Financial Literacy Project

March 31, 2022, 12:00 p.m.
Online

Thrive! Trans Women of Color and Community Leadership

Chastity Bowick is an award-winning activist, civil rights leader, Model, and transgender health advocate. She is currently the Executive Director of the Transgender Emergency Fund of Massachusetts, Inc. (TEF), which is the leading crisis agency for transgender communities in Massachusetts. Chastity is also the CEO of Chastity`s Consulting & Talent Group and a board member of Boston`s Women’s Fund. Learn about Chastity’s experiences as a Black Trans Woman Entrepreneur.

 Presented by Babson College’s Office of Multicultural and Identity Programs (MIP), Olin College’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access (IDEA), and Wellesley College’s Office of LGBTQ+ Programs and Services

March 31, 2022, 7:00 p.m.
Marla Capozzi Conference Room – Olin Hall, Babson College