Our Top Posts of 2015

CASE had another busy and exciting year in 2015! We thought we’d share our most viewed posts for the year:

#1: Did You Know? 10 Facts About CASE

600 students serving on nonprofit Boards. $12.1 million to launch a university accelerator program. Thousands of students taught. Partnership with the White House. Awards, speakers, and so much more! Read the 10 facts about our work.

#2: #OptOutside: REI’s Latest Marketing Ploy or Something More?

As competition for consumer dollars and employees grows fiercer, companies must find ways to differentiate themselves from the status quo.  Kyle Munn looks at REI’s decision to close all its stores on Black Friday as part of the #OptOutside campaign.

#3: Strengthening Financial Services for Women

2015 Fuqua alum Evelyn Powery describes her work with Enclude, a specialist advisory firm dedicated to building more inclusive and sustainable local economies. Evelyn and Enclude’s Gender Team looked at how financial institutions could more effectively serving women clients.

#4: Five Lessons from the Field for Aspiring Impact Investors

Maya Chorengel, Co-founder and Managing Director of Elevar Equity, spoke to a packed house as part of the CASE i3 Speaker Series. Student Adelina Dasso shares the five lessons she learned from Chorengel’s presentation.

#5: Our students!

We love that the posts highlighting our students are often viewed. The highest views included the introductions to our newest CASE Scholars (Chris Castro, Nikki Gusz, Hilary Nichols) and the announcement and backgrounds of our CASE and CASE i3 Fellows. We love our students and glad our readers do too!

Some of our other favorites from the year?  Four takeaways from SOCAP15, trends in East Africa healthcare from the SEAD initiative, the power of tri-sector leadership, CASE Fellow Dan Heath’s talk on being “Made to Stick”, and a discussion of the partnership between SEAD innovators Sevamob and Vaatsalya.

Wishing you and yours all the best for 2016!