Introducing CASE Scholar Meghan Spell

Meghan Spell I began my career as a healthcare attorney in a large defense firm in Louisiana. I left a comfortable, but unfulfilling, career in the corporate legal world to work in nonprofit, safety net healthcare systems, where I partnered with patients every day to help them become engaged, activated and valued consumers of healthcare […]

Introducing CASE Scholar Ineza Mutimura

Ineza Mutimura I am an education intrapreneur who is passionate about eliminating unemployment in Africa. Having lived in four African countries and traveled the continent extensively, I have always considered myself a Pan-African at heart. Thus far, my career has been dedicated to providing opportunities to young Africans that enable them to tap into their […]

Introducing CASE Scholar Nathan Hixson

Nathan Hixson Within a 20-minute drive of the small town in Tennessee where I grew up, I could be in either an exclusive neighborhood of golf-course-adjacent mansions or in a rural area nearly absent of paved roads, good public schools and access to dental care. At an early age, I saw the difference that wealth, […]

Meet the 2021 CASE Scholars

From tackling healthcare inequities in the United States to eliminating unemployment in Africa, this year’s five new CASE scholars are ready to make an impact. The CASE Social Sector Scholarship program was started in 2005 and has since attracted talented Daytime MBA students to Fuqua to help them further develop business skills that they can […]

Introducing the 2020 CASE Scholars

We are proud to have four inspiring new CASE scholars join us at Fuqua this year. Selected through an application process, the CASE Social Sector Scholarship is awarded to Daytime MBA students who are committed to applying business skills in pursuit of social impact. Meet Our 2020 CASE Scholars Anurag Dusanapudi As Co-founder and Director […]

Introducing CASE Scholar Josefina Van Thienen

Josefina Van Thienen I was born and raised in a Latin American country with approximately 30% of people living in poverty. This has given me a passion for improving people’s lives and driving change for a better future. This passion pushed me to get involved with TECHO, an Argentinean NGO, which proved to be a […]

Introducing CASE Scholar Paul McCready

Paul McCready

Paul McCready I have spent the last 9 years in the United States Army, most recently serving as US Army Special Operations Civil Affairs Officer specializing in the Asia Pacific. In this role, I was responsible for supporting communities at risk of radicalization in their efforts to overcome poverty and achieve social stability. I hope […]

Introducing CASE Scholar Anurag Dunsanapudi

Anurag Dusanapudi

 Anurag Dusanapudi I am the co-founder and Director of Operations for Impact Micro Ventures (IMV), a for-profit social venture that uses data and mobile technology to facilitate financing to unbanked microenterprises in India’s unorganized sector. I founded IMV because I am passionate about poverty eradication, with a focus on bottom of the pyramid entrepreneurship, which enables […]

Introducing CASE Scholar Ashley Warrren

Ashley Warren Experienced in school operations management, education, and local government, I joined the MBA program at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business to increase my toolkit for generating solutions to challenges in the social impact space. Post MBA, I plan to work on teams improving long-term strategy and operations for social impact-based clients by […]

Introducing CASE Scholar Jonathan M. Woodward

Jonathan Woodward

Duke’s Fuqua School of Business offers scholarships each year to individuals with social sector backgrounds who are looking to acquire business skills for use in their pursuit of social impact. The CASE Social Sector Scholarship brings in amazing students who add a richness to the Fuqua student body and bring their unique perspectives to the classroom.  We […]