My Unconventional Path from China to Babson

One way Babson defines itself is through the notion of creating great economic and social value everywhere. How do you define yourself and what is it about Babson that excites you?


Raised in China, I did not follow the mold of a “traditional” Chinese girl. I never liked to sit down and practice calligraphy or stand still to play the flute, or be told that I should not major in anything related to business and politics, since that was “suited for males”. Instead, I loved being adventurous and running outside to discover where the ants went after the rain, and discussing where the money went after the economic crisis with my peers in school; studying in America, I challenge school policies I believe need changed and am fearless to run for difficult leadership positions. Now I am ready to take on more rigors challenges in society.

I define myself as someone passionate about international studies and effective leadership, so Babson is truly an inspiring place. I wish to double concentrate in Leadership and Global and Regional Studies at Babson to take one step closer to my dream—establishing a self-funding NGO on a global scale, to eradicate preventable childhood diseases and utilizing my leadership to build a better and brighter future for suffering children. Babson’s unique programs, institutions and opportunities will bring me one step closer to realizing my dream.

The Leadership concentration will teach...

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