APRIL 2017
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to Deliver Babson Commencement Addresses
The Nobel Laureate and the first female president of an African nation will address both the undergraduate and graduate students during ceremonies on Saturday, May 20. Read more »
Meet the 2017 B.E.T.A. Challenge Winners!
Undergraduate, graduate, and alumni entrepreneurs from DetraPel, TORq Interface, and Botkeeper win highly anticipated Babson Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® (B.E.T.A.) Challenge. Read more »
Babson Connect: Worldwide 2018 Will Be in Madrid, Spain!
Thank you for joining us in Thailand! Babson alumni, faculty, and friends gathered in Bangkok with renowned figures in the international business community for a compelling exchange of ideas and insights. Next stop: Spain! See photos and video from the event »
Harry Susilo Inducted into Babson’s Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs®
Global entrepreneur and founder of the Sekar Group of Companies was honored last month at Babson Connect: Worldwide in Bangkok, Thailand. Read more »
Roshni Nadar Malhotra Honored with Lewis Institute 2017 Community Changemaker Award
The executive director and CEO of HCL Corporation, director of HCL Technologies, and trustee of Shiv Nadar Foundation was recognized at Babson Connect: Worldwide in Thailand on March 25. Read more »
Career Spotlight: DARTdrones Flying High
Before attracting the investment of Mark Cuban on Shark Tank, Abby Speicher Carroll MBA’15 developed DARTdrones at Babson. Read more »
Meet Jamie Kent ’09: Singer, Songwriter, Entrepreneur
Country artist and Babson Rising Star Jamie Kent ’09 owes his career success to a blend of pure talent and dedication with a side of entrepreneurship. Read more »
Featured Alumni Business: Farmer’s Crate 
Founded by Martin Angulo Karam MBA12 and Rafael Enrique Belloso MBA12, Farmer's Crate offers delicious and healthy fruit and veggie snacks while promoting sustainable trading conditions for Latin American producers and communities. Learn more »
News, Notes + Nods
Do you have any news to share? Tell us about your new job, promotion, venture, marriage, or family addition, and check out the latest issue of Babson Magazine for updates from fellow alumni. News, Notes + Nods »
Alumni Share Advice and Inspiration at LaunchBabson
“As a current Babson student, it was amazing to hear from alumni who have each found their own individual way after Babson, and yet are united by this special entrepreneurial education.” Read more »
Babson Ranked Among Top Graduate Business Schools for International Diversity
Babson’s F.W. Olin School of Business, ranked No. 1 for Entrepreneurship, is among the Top 10 Business Schools with the Most International Diversity according to U.S. News & World ReportRead more »
Babson’s Blended Learning MBA Ranked No. 5 Online MBA in U.S.
Program ranked No. 1 nationwide for salary and career progress by Financial Times. Read more »
Michael Lynch Appointed Babson Senior Director of Athletics and Athletic Advancement 
In his new role, he will provide vision and oversight for all varsity, club, and recreational sports and contribute to a comprehensive development plan in support of athletic capital projects and annual giving. Read more »
Babson Athletics Climbs to 33rd in NACDA Directors’ Cup
Babson is among the nation’s top NCAA Division III institutions in the final winter standings of the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup. Read more »
Join Us for the President’s Cup Golf Tournament

The 36th annual tournament will be held at the Walpole Country Club on Monday, June 5, to benefit Babson Athletics. Register »
Calling Women Entrepreneurs in Miami: Apply to WIN Lab® 
Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® is now accepting applications for its eight-month accelerator program. After raising nearly $2 million in funding, the first cohort celebrated its finale on April 25 with FedEx.  Read more »
Babson Takes Over San Francisco Station with Latest Advertising Campaign
The 4th and King Caltrain station now features advertising that highlights 16 leading local alumni. Read more »
The Lewis Institute Honors Entrepreneurs as Social Innovators

Michael Sorrell and Rosanne Haggerty were honored at the 2017 Social Innovator Awards on April 5. Read more »
President Kerry Healey Leads Academic and Business Visit to Vietnam

A Babson College delegation recently visited with entrepreneurs, business leaders, academics, and diplomats in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. Read more »
Welcome David Chang, Director of Babson’s Summer Venture Program
The renowned Boston entrepreneur and investor will lead students through intensive 10-week accelerator.  Read more »
Two Babson Seniors Receive Fulbright Awards
For the first time, two Babson students have earned Fulbright awards in the same year, selected for their academic and professional achievement, records of service, and leadership potential. Read more »
WIN Lab® Boston to Host Breakthrough Women’s Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition  
The season finale event on May 3 will feature a keynote from ZappRX CEO Zoe Barry, a startup showcase, and a pitch competition for $8,000 in cash prizes.  Read more »
Babson Launches Business and Social Innovation Intensity Track for MBA Students
Intensity Track educates students to build economic and social value simultaneously. Read more »
Featured Blog: Why This Doctor Went to Business School
By Sthuthi Jebaraj MBA’18
As the sole medical doctor in my cohort, I frequently get asked why I’m in business school, and why I chose Babson. Read more »
Older Entrepreneurs an Untapped Force for Economic Stability
Entrepreneurs over 50 offer significant “golden dividends” for economies wrestling with aging populations—according to a new report from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor.  Read more »
Meet David Abdow, Dean of Babson Executive and Enterprise Education (BEEE)
David Abdow will lead BEEE efforts, drawing upon more than 20 years of experience at the intersection of higher education, corporate relations, and social innovation.  Read more »
Babson Awards National Junior Achievement Scholarship
The scholarship furthers the ongoing commitment of Babson and Junior Achievement to deserving students across the country. Read more »
Babson Professors Mancha and Taillard Named Best 40 Under 40 
It is the fourth consecutive year that Babson faculty have been acknowledged in the ranking by Poets & Quants. Read more »
BASE Consulting Can Help Your Business Move Forward
The Babson Alumni Association (BAA) congratulates the winners of the 2017 B.E.T.A. Challenge! The BAA-supported Babson Alumni Supporting Entrepreneurs (BASE) program served B.E.T.A. Challenge entrants by evaluating submissions, judging the semifinals, and providing consultations on business models and pitch decks. BASE also is available for free consultation with any alumni or student to help with any business challenge. Learn more »
Access Babsons Library Wherever You Are
Join the nearly 200 Babson alumni who take advantage of Horn Library’s 17 online databases each month. Learn more »
Entrepreneurship for High School Teachers
This summer, Babson Executive Education is offering a program to high school teachers and administrators looking for new tools, resources, and pedagogy for teaching students in an entrepreneurial way. Teachers in any subject area are welcome. Learn more »
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