Giving a Voice to “Invisible” Children

Maya Ajmera

On September 22nd, CASE Advisory Council member and Global Fund for Children founder Maya Ajmera joined us for the CASE Executive Speaker Series: A Lens on Social Impact. The event was co-sponsored by CASE, the Duke Center for International Development, and the Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative. More than 2 billion children worldwide are “invisible,” […]

CASE Chat with Leigh Morgan, COO, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Leigh Morgan COO Gates Foundation

This month’s CASE Chat features Leigh Morgan, COO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and member of the CASE Advisory Council.  In this CASE Chat, Leigh discusses the trends she sees in the social impact space, including the importance of tri-sector leadership. On training future leaders in social impact… “Building the capacity of leaders […]

CASE Chat with Ticora Jones, Division Chief, USAID Higher Solutions Education Network (HESN)

This month’s CASE Chat features Ticora Jones, Division Chief of the Higher Solutions Education Network (HESN). HESN is a partnership between USAID and seven top universities, including Duke University, designed to channel the ingenuity of university students, researchers, and faculty towards global development. In the CASE Chat, Ticora discusses the need for tri-sector leadership, the importance of messaging […]

Mixing Private Capital and International Aid: The Case of Nepal

Colin is a second year dual Master of Public Policy and MBA candidate at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy and Fuqua School of Business. At Duke, Colin is focusing on finance and international development. Last summer Colin interned at USAID in Washington D.C. exploring mobilizing private capital for development. Prior to studying at […]

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 […]

Motorcycles, Africa and Healthcare

This post was written by Nicole Hawkins, a rising second year student at Fuqua and a CASE Fellow. What do motorcycles, Africa and healthcare have in common?  The 2013 CASE Enterprising Social Innovation (ESI) Award winners, Riders for Health! Riders is a non-profit organization that manages and maintains motorcycles and vehicles for health-focused partners in sub-Saharan […]

Introducing CASE Scholar Michelle Kirby

Duke’s Fuqua School of Business offers scholarships each year to individuals with nonprofit backgrounds who are looking to acquire business skills for use in their pursuit of social impact. The 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 are proud […]

Remote Impact: How Technology is Enabling Global Problem Solving

This post was written by Joe McMahan, a CASE Fellow and recent Duke MBA graduate. Joe previously served as a Peace Corps Fellow in Kenya and reflected on this experience when attending a panel on mobile technology in development at the 2011 Duke MBA Sustainable Business and Social Impact conference. I’ve long been fascinated by the implications […]