Tag Archive: Babson College

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    by Angie Chang

    Babson College Providing Scholarships For Women In MBA Fast Track Program To Attend Women 2.0 Conference In San Francisco

    The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL), based at Babson College, provides opportunities for women to act entrepreneurially, transform their aspirations into reality, and create social and economic value for themselves and others.

    By Linda Woods (Marketing & Communications, Babson College)

    In support of their mission, CWEL is offering ten (10) full scholarships to the upcoming Women 2.0 Conference to the women of their MBA Fast Track Program located at Babson’s San Francisco campus. The scholarships are

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    by Angie Chang

    104 Million New Female Entrepreneurs In 59 Countries

    By Simone Brummelhuis (Founder, TheNextWomen)

    Necessity drives women to start their own businesses in developing countries, new research from Babson College finds. In more-developed countries, 72% of women started businesses because they saw an opportunity for entrepreneurship.

    The findings, reported in the Babson Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2010 Women’s Report, show that more than 104 million women between the ages of 18 and 64 were involved in starting new businesses in 59 countries in 2010. In addition, as of 2010, another 83 million women had owned their own businesses for at least three years.

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    by Angie Chang

    Women’s Startups Lack Access to Capital (Women Don’t Ask)

    By Jessica Naziri (Reporter, CNBC)

    When Alexa von Tobel found herself frustrated with the lack of personal finance resources and tools available to her, she took a leave of absence from Harvard Business School in 2008 to pursue her dream of creating a way for women to gain control of their finances.