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The Lewis Institute illuminates pathways for students, faculty, staff, foundations, and corporate partners seeking social innovation solutions.

By drawing upon Babson’s core methodology of Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®, we activate unexpected and fruitful collaborations and integrative designs for action. The result is business prosperity and societal improvement. We extend our impact through the Babson Social Innovation Lab, an action tank powered by Toyota, that incubates people and ideas in the world of the social innovation.

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Good Business Fridays are Back

Join us Friday, February 3 as we kick off the spring semester of Good Business Fridays. Noon to 1:30pm in the Reynolds Global Lounge, open to the entire Babson community. Check back soon for the complete schedule.

Nominate a Changemaker

Nominations are open for the 2017 Lewis Institute Changemaker Awards. Help us honor members of the Babson community - students, faculty, staff, and alumni - who are willing to take smart, courageous action to create positive change. Nominations must be submitted by March 31. Multiple nominations may be submitted.

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Babson was awarded with the Ashoka Social Innovators Award in 2011. This honor comes with Babson’s status as an AshokaU Changemaker Campus since 2009.