Day in Durham: Spending Time in the Muck

This post was written by Tiffany Hsieh, a 2018 Fuqua MBA and a CASE Scholar. For the past three years, she conducted impact evaluations of education programs at the non-profit, independent research institute SRI International. She previously taught middle school special education in Colorado as a Teach for America corps member. Tiffany received her undergraduate […]

A Summer Interning in Social Impact Bonds and Healthcare

Julia Korn SIF

Julia Korn (Daytime MBA 2017) came to Fuqua from a career in healthcare. Most recently, she worked for North Shore-LIJ Health System (now Northwell Health). At Fuqua she is a CASE Fellow and the co-lead of the Net Impact Careers Cabinet. She graduated magna cum laude from Brandeis University with a major in Economics (High […]

2015 Launch Pad Award

From idea to launch: How Fuqua MBAs began MedServe & 4 lessons they learned in launching a social venture Each year, CASE awards one Fuqua MBA student with a budding social venture the CASE Launch Pad award. This $10,000 grant also comes with one-on-one coaching from CASE Senior Fellow and author Dan Heath, known for […]

Healthcare Innovation in East Africa and SEAD

This post originally appeared on the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD)’s blog here. SEAD is part of the USAID Higher Education Solutions Network and CASE is one of the Duke campus partners of the accelerator program. We will be highlighting events from the East Africa visit throughout the week so stay tuned! Our team […]

Vaatsalya & Sevamob: The “Food Truck” Approach to Scaling Up Health

The 7,000 miles between Clover, a bustling, chain of healthy fast food restaurants in Boston, and Vaatsalya Heathcare Solutions, a chain of hospitals serving patients in semi-rural cities in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, might seem too great a distance for innovation to percolate. But when Dr. Ashwin Naik, who co-founded Vaatsalya in 2005, heard best-selling author and […]

Behind the Scenes at a Kampala Clinic

This post was written by Evelyn Powery, a Fuqua MBA 2015 graduate. While at Fuqua, she served as student co-chair for CASE i3 and as a CASE Fellow. Prior to Fuqua, Evelyn served in the Philippines as a Peace Corps volunteer, teaching high school English and training Filipino teachers and principals. Evelyn’s internship was supported by […]