July 2019
Summit 2020 Announcement: Santiago, Here We Come!
We are delighted to announce that Universidad del Desarrollo (UDD) has been selected as host of The Babson Collaborative 2020 Annual Global Summit.

The Summit will be held at UDD’s campus in Santiago, Chile March 15-18, 2020. We are exploring optional add-on activities that may be of great value and interest to members, so don't book your flight yet.

“We are thrilled to bring the Babson Collaborative Summit to UDD and Chile. UDD epitomizes innovation and excellence in entrepreneurship education. The Summit will be a great learning opportunity and experience for all our members.” 
-- Heidi Neck , Academic Director of the Babson Academy and Professor of Entrepreneurship.

Details will be announced and posted to the Portal as they become available.
Babson Build in Full Swing!
Each July, Babson welcomes nearly 500 students from around the world to participate in Babson Build , our immersive “bootcamp-style” program on entrepreneurship.

Many participants hail from Collaborative Schools, including the few who assembled for this photo from MEC , UdeP , SolBridge and UDD .
Meet Regional Director, Nan Covert
Nan Covert is a Regional Director for the Babson Academy. She collaborates with institutions seeking to increase their capability and capacity in developing a programmatic approach to entrepreneurship education. Nan’s background is in sales, marketing, and project management. She has been at Babson for nine years and holds a B.A. from Middlebury College.

Fun facts: Nan speaks French and has two teenage boys, a puggle, and two cats.
Member News
Call for Book Chapter

Andreas Walmsley from University of Plymouth is editor on a book titled, University and Entrepreneurship: Meeting the Educational and Social Challenges. This book seeks to improve our understanding of how entrepreneurship education is assisting in meeting educational and social needs of the day.

For full details of the Call for Chapter, click here . Questions can be directed to andreas.walmsley@plymouth.ac.uk
Student Challenge Coming Soon
Based on feedback from past participants, we are making some changes to The Collaborative Student Challenge for 2020. As soon as these are finalized, an announcement will be made and details posted to the Portal.
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