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April 6, 2017

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Thursday, April 06, 2017

All Day From Root to Sky: Sachiko Akiyama (Multi-Day Event)
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Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday, April 5, 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit on View: April 5–May 19
Sachiko Akiyama’s work brings together artistic influences of Brancusi, Egyptian funerary sculptures, medieval Christian woodcarvings, and contemporary sculptors with the artist’s personal experiences and Japanese heritage, notably Japanese fairy tales.  Her carvings convey a sense of centeredness and direct connections to nature that opens up the door to creation mythologies and other mystical possibilities. The figures’ relationships to flora, fauna, and the elements speak metaphorically to the ways we find meaning in our lives and meet the challenges of our surroundings.
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6:30 AM - 7:30 AM Wellness - Beginner/Intermediate Boot Camp
Boot Camp is a 50 minute, two day a week program designed to improve your cardio endurance, build strength and induce weight loss.  The personalized approach to group exercise makes the class fun and motivating in pursuit of results and your personal goals.  Instructor Craig Paris uses a variety of body weight exercises, resistance bands, agility drills, running, and plyometric training to activate multiple muscle groups and burn the maximum amount of calories during class.
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eating Healthy on a Budget
Did you know that the typical American diet is less than 35% whole foods? So what are we eating exactly and what are we spending our money on? Eating healthy should be a cornerstone of your overall health and wellness goals, but can it be done on a budget? The answer is a resounding yes! Learn about what processed foods are vs. whole foods and about keeping a happy, and healthy mindset when it comes to food. We will discuss which foods are worth the extra dollar, which ones are not, balancing different likes and tastes within the same family and so much more. This event will be help in Nichols 170.
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Framingham, MA: Staples Corporate Affinity Lunch
Staples Corporate Affinity Lunch: Attracting Millennials

Date & Time:

Thursday, April 6, 2017
12:00 to 1:30 p.m.

Staples Corporate Headquarters
500 Staples Drive
Framingham,  MA 01702
Room L1015C

Please join fellow Babson alumni for a networking luncheon in partnership with Staples and the Alumni & Friends network. Special guest speakers Professor Kevin Mulcahy and Matt Heller discuss attracting Millennials as employees and consumers.
Event Cost:
Free event with an opportunity to give a $5 donation to support the entrepreneurial leaders of tomorrow. 

Register today by clicking the button at the top!

Contact Information:
Name: Anne Heller
Phone: 781-239-4235

Babson College is pleased to pass along information regarding alumni volunteer activities and events that may be of interest to you.  The College does not directly control these activities and events, and assumes no responsibility for any related damage, injury, or loss.

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Wellness - Adult Cross Training (A.C.T)
Join Babson’s own Head Strength and Conditioning Coach  for a training program which will heighten mental and physical fortitude through flexibility, balance, coordination, conditioning, strength, power and agility drills, exercises and routines.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Wellness - SavSani: Seated Yoga
This method of yoga has many benefits because it combat stress by utilizing both the mind and the body. The SavSani Mind, silences and redirects the mind to become calm and effective in this world of over-stimulation and stress. The SavSani Body technique brings the body to its ultimate strength and correct alignment by removing any aliments felt within.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Wellness - Zumba
The Zumba® program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. Originally created by Alberto “Beto” Perez in Columbia, Zumba® is a Latin inspired dance fitness class that combines interval training sessions with fast and slow rhythms to sculpt and tone your body while burning fat.  Our goal is simple: We want you to want to work out, to love working out, and to get hooked.  Zumba® fanatics achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in every calorie-burning, body-energizing class.  This class is perfect for all fitness levels and no dance experience is necessary!
Babson Campus
5:15 PM - 7:30 PM Harvard Square Meals
Babson volunteers serve about 100 meals to those in need and help clean up afterwards.
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Embrace: One woman's journey to inspire everyBODY

Embrace: One woman's journey to inspire everyBODY


Thursday, April 6, 2017

Olin Auditorium

Frank W. Olin Hall

Babson College, Wellesley

6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Film screening will be followed by a discussion and facilitated audience Q&A with Dr. Lindsay Segar, Assistant Director of Counseling Services at Babson College and Dr. Monica O'Neal, Clinical Psychologist and Lecturer in Harvard Medical School.

Refreshments to follow.


Registration is required. Register today by clicking the button at the top!

This Film Is Not Yet Rated - Contains Nudity, Language 


Watch the official trailer -

When Australian woman Taryn Brumfitt posted an unconventional before-and-after photo (celebrating body diversity) on Facebook in 2013 it was shared worldwide and seen by more than 100 million people.


The overwhelming response inspired Taryn to learn more about the global issue of body loathing. She launched a Kickstarter campaign in 2014 to produce a documentary film. Her campaign was supported by nearly 9,000 Kickstarter donors who pledged more than $330,000. Babson College's Center for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) was proudly one of the first corporate-level sponsors of the project.


Released in 2016, the documentary "Embrace" follows Taryn’s crusade as she traverses the globe talking to experts, women in the street and well-known personalities about the alarming rates of body image issues that are seen in people of all body types. In her effervescent style, Taryn explores the factors contributing to this problem and seeks to find solutions.


Embrace had its world premiere at the 2016 Sydney Film Festival, where it was chosen as one of the festival directors’ top 5 picks. It was released in the US in September, 2016.


"Our body is not an ornament but a vehicle, says Taryn Brumffit, whose life-endorsing documentary is a surprisingly moving experience. Surprising because the film canvasses issues far beyond the superficial stories about Photoshop, skinny supermodels and unattainable beauty. In her debut film, Bruffit, who garnered attention with arresting before and after photographs of herself posted on social media, has created an inspiring work in which the different ideals of beauty are explored."

-- Louise Keller, Urban Cinefile



Event Cost:
You may opt in to make a $5 donation to support the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership. (Total charge = $5). 

Register today by clicking the button at the top!

Contact Information:
Name: Linda Woods Curtin
Phone: 781-239-6388

Babson College is pleased to pass along information regarding alumni volunteer activities and events that may be of interest to you.  The College does not directly control these activities and events, and assumes no responsibility for any related damage, injury, or loss.

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