The Center for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) at Babson College is pleased to offer a series of events in celebration of Women's History Month:
This is What an Entrepreneurial Leader Looks Like: Female Founders Tell It All
6 – 8 p.m.
Mass Challenge, 1 Marina Drive, Boston
Join CWEL and Mass Challenge for this exciting panel and networking event and hear how the women alumni of Mass Challenge are forging their own entrepreneurial paths.
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Nan Langowitz Women Who Make a Difference Award Reception
1 – 2:30 p.m.
Knight Auditorium, Open to All
Reception and awards ceremony celebrating the recipients of the annual Nan Langowitz Women Who Make a Difference Award, honoring students, faculty and staff members who have made invaluable contributions to the Babson Community.
Undergraduate and MBA Mentor Program: Evening of Fashion
6 – 9 p.m.
Sorenson Theater, Members Only
Special networking reception for members of the undergraduate and MBA mentor program, followed by the Women Redefining Fashion Event.
Women Redefining Fashion, Runway Show & Panel Event
7 – 9 p.m.
Sorenson Theater, Open to the Public
Women Redefining Fashion showcases women entrepreneurial leaders innovating the fashion industry. Evening program will be lead by Sophia Chang, producer of the fashion shows for the hit TV show "Project Runway All Stars."
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Gender Justice League Meeting
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Olin 120, All are Welcome
The League joins with the Natalie Taylor Scholars in a discussion of the fascinating documentary Miss Representation about the American media’s (mis-)representations of women—and especially women in positions of power. The film will begin at 5:15 in Olin 120, with a discussion to follow at 7. Refreshments provided. Come be a part of the GJL!
Making Life Work
5 – 6:30 p.m.
Needham Wellesley Room, Open to the Public
Panel event featuring Jennifer Owens, Editorial Director of Working Mother Media and Director of the Working Mother Research Institute; John Harthorne, Founder and CEO of MassChallenge; Allison O’Kelly, CEO of Mom Corps and a 2012 Ernst & Young Winning Woman; Amanda Strong ‘87 Managing Director, Asset Management, Colony Realty Partners; and the panel will be moderated by Tracey Reza, Associate Director, Academic Services at Babson College.
Women Taking Over Finance Panel
5 – 6:45 p.m.
Needham Wellesley Room, All are Welcome
Panel and networking reception featuring the leading entrepreneurial women in finance. Join us to hear their secrets of career success and build your network! Panelists include Kathy O’Connor, President and Portfolio Manager, KJ Capital Management LLC, and Kathleen Utech 03’, Senior Associate, Comcast Ventures. Moderated by Catherine White, President of FinArc Investment Management. More details and register
This is What an Entrepreneurial Leader Looks Like: A Day In-Residence with Jessica Alba, Founder of The Honest Company
Locations and Times TBA
Jessica Alba, world renowned actress and entrepreneur, joins CWEL for a day focused on women’s entrepreneurial leadership. Events include a quick service incubator featuring Babson entrepreneurs and an exclusive fireside chat with Jessica, exploring her journey as a women entrepreneurial leader.
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The Center for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership
The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson College provides educational programs for undergraduate, graduate, and Babson Executive Education students that help women and men develop leadership skills and an entrepreneurial mindset. To ensure a world of opportunity and advancement for all, CWEL also supports and widely disseminates research into the unique skills and experiences of women entrepreneurial leaders, and advances gender equality as a growth strategy for individuals and for organizations of all sizes, everywhere in the world.