Where passion and commerce intersect is where entrepreneurs live and thrive. Brittany Lo ’14 turned her obsession with makeup into a successful beauty services company that not only beautifies—but also empowers.
For entrepreneur Mark Bollman ‘10, the concept of American Made isn’t a trend or a passing fad. It’s a movement. It’s about the makers, artisans, and crafters creating the highest-quality goods on the market. It’s about consumers valuing the artistry and the values behind the goods they buy. And, it’s about making purchasing decisions that have a positive impact on the American economy. For Bollman, founder of pop-up marketplace American Field, it’s about showcasing the best in American made goods, and the entrepreneurs behind them.
Danielle Krcmar, Babson artist in residence, is a sculptor fascinated with figures and the study of movement and expression. Recently, she sculpted gargoyles for a church in southern Illinois that had been leveled by a tornado and was being rebuilt in the Gothic style.
For Dan Cowan ’08, career success started with an early-morning wakeup his senior year. He volunteered to give an admission tour to an alumnus and his daughter at 8 a.m. on a Saturday. “Knowing that not many students wanted to work that timeslot, and that the networking may be valuable in my job search, I volunteered,” Cowan says. His instincts were correct.
Babson’s new graduate school offering, Food Entrepreneurship, is a highly experiential intensive MBA elective that will focus on the anatomy of the food entrepreneur’s journey from initial idea and course-setting through to meaningful survey of market landscapes and new venture strategy.
Laura Jimenez ’17 spent two semesters abroad: one in Florence, Italy and another in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This September, she spoke on a panel with Caroline Kennedy about the importance of education abroad.
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