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09-21 Babson Wellesley Campus, MA: Back to Babson Volunteer Forum
Start Date: 9/21/2018Start Time: 11:30 AM
End Date: 9/21/2018End Time: 5:00 PM
Event Cost: $0.00 USD

Event Description:
Online registration is now closed.  Walk-in registration is available at the door. 
If you are interested in attending the Volunteer Leadership Awards Brunch, please call Events Management at 781-239-5265 by 9/20, as this is a seated event and walk-in registration is not available.


Register for the Rethinking Leadership Seminar, Volunteer Forum, BAA Meeting, and Volunteer Leadership Awards Brunch»

Featuring interactive sessions, ample networking opportunities, and a Fireside Chat with senior leaders, the second annual Volunteer Forum will provide you with resources and ideas to elevate your impact, energize volunteer teams, and champion new or long-standing initiatives in support of Babson’s strategic priorities.


Rethinking what we think about Leadership: Self and Social Awareness Really Matter
8 am – 11 am 
In this highly interactive session, we will rethink what we think about leadership and then focus in on the importance of self and social self-awareness. Participants will leave with specific action steps they can take to increase their leader effectiveness.
Sponsored by Babson Executive Education.

Networking Lunch and Keynote Presentation: Infusing Innovation in Volunteering 
11:30 am – 1:30 pm 
Re-connect with friends, meet fellow volunteers, share your volunteer experiences, learn about new opportunities to share you talent with Babson, and gain insights for infusing entrepreneurship in your volunteer efforts. The welcome luncheon will feature a keynote presentation by Professor Andrew Corbett, who will share strategies for championing innovation in your volunteer efforts and with teams, and remarks by Alexandra Piccirilli ‘94, President, Babson Alumni Association and Gerri Randlett, Managing Director, Alumni and Friends Network. 

Concurrent Sessions (Select One)
1:45 – 3:00 pm 
Accelerating Your Volunteer Efforts & Teams 
How do you build community within volunteer teams to maximize attendance, engage new volunteers, and inspire philanthropy? This session will provide you with innovative ideas and strategies to re-imagine your alumni events and communication plans and to champion efforts that both recruit and engage alumni as participants in your group’s activities. 

Navigating the Volunteer Leadership Ladder 
Are you interested in serving as a volunteer for one of Babson’s advisory boards/committees or as a member of governance? Does a role on a non-profit Board of Directors interest you? In this session, an all-star panel will share their experiences and insights for climbing the volunteer leadership ladder. 

Fireside Chat: Insights on Babson’s Centennial Efforts 
3:15 – 4:15 pm 
Join senior leaders to learn about Babson’s plans to celebrate this institutional milestone and what the academic landscape will look like for the College as we embark on our second century. 

Toast to Volunteers Reception
4:15 – 5:00 pm 
Babson faculty and staff applaud volunteers for giving so generously of your time and sharing your expertise to make a difference for the College and our community. 


College Update with President Healey and Babson Alumni Association (BAA) Meeting 
8:30 – 10:00 am 
Join the BAA Board of Directors at its annual meeting to learn about the many ways the board advances Babson’s mission, engages alumni around the world to support the College’s priorities and initiatives, and how you can get involved. 

Volunteer Leadership Awards Brunch 
10:00 am – 12:00 pm 
Let’s celebrate you and the collective contributions of alumni, parents, faculty/staff, and friends who have shared their time and talent with the Babson community as well as congratulate the 2018 Volunteer Leadership Award recipients. 

Please consider making a gift toward supporting the Fund for Babson with your registration. Alumni gifts help to increase our participation rate and inspire support from Babson grads around the world.

Travel and Hotel Accommodations
As the volunteer training coincides with Back to Babson, we encourage you to make your travel plans and hotel accommodations as soon as possible.  Visit for more information.
Location Information:
Babson Campus - Babson Executive Conference Center
Contact Information:
Name: Effie Marthinsen

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