Babson Magazine

Spring 2016

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Don’t Be Defined. Define Yourself.

The world can make assumptions about you. It can marginalize you, put you in a box, or simply ignore you. This isn’t a world these Babson women will tolerate. They want better. Through their startups, they hope to inspire youth to embrace who they are and not let social norms decide who or what they can be. Has related video

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Rethink, Repurpose, Reuse

When consumers upgrade their electronic devices—opting for a newer cellphone, tablet, computer—the fate of their old devices has been shaped in …

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Learning to Expect the Unexpected

Angela Randolph has stopped making five-year plans. The assistant professor of entrepreneurship created many, and checklists, too. Randolph uses …

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Ties That Bind

The Joseph brothers don’t bother having business meetings. Many times, they can come to a decision without even saying a word to each other. Art …

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Small Talk with Yagmur Akgul

Yagmur Akgul ’18 began to play tennis at the age of 6. Growing up in Istanbul, she became so adept at the sport that she made Turkey’s …

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Learning from Each Other

Before coming to Babson, Alex Wolf, MBA’16, worked as a CPA for more than six years. Looking for a change, he came to Babson to explore new …

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Mama Said

With a nod to Mother’s Day, the Babson community recalls words of wisdom from their moms.

News, Notes + Nods

Wondering what your classmates have been up to? Come catch up!

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A Big Change in Crowdfunding

Kickstarter. GoFundMe. Indie-gogo. Crowdfunding websites like these provide a do-it- yourself way to raise money from a large number of people by …

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Victories on the Slopes

The women’s alpine ski team has gone to nationals four times, but before this season they hadn’t placed better than 10th. This past March, the …