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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 social innovation.

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Babson Board Fellows​ Applications Due July 11th

Applications for the 2016-2017 Babson Board Fellows Cohort are now open. Apply by July 11th to take advantage of this great opportunity to serve on a nonprofit Board. Give back, gain experience.

2016 Changemaker Award Recipients

The Lewis Institute would like to recognize the following Babson community members as recipients of the 2016 Lewis Institute Changemaker Awards: alumni Daniel Dalet '03 co-founder of SoloCoco, faculty members Rosa Slegers and Cheryl Kirschner, graduate student John Kluge M'17, staff member Bob Wald, and undergraduate student Shatiek Gatlin '16. ​ ​

Good Business Fridays and MBA Impact Hours​​​

Good Business Fridays and MBA Impact Hours have wrapped for the semester, and will continue in Fall 2016. Thank you to all who made these events great!

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AshokaU

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.