The Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship

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    Welcome to the 2015 SEAD Innovators!

    The Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD), of which CASE is a partner, is proud to announce the 2015 cohort of innovators. These eight innovators now bring the SEAD network to 25 innovators in East Africa, India, and Latin America. From …

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    Cathy Clark Named in 2014 America’s Top 20 Women in Philanthropy, Social Innovation & Civic Engagement

    Congratulations to CASE i3 Director Cathy Clark for being named in Michael Chatman’s list of America’s Top 20 Women in Philanthropy, Social Innovation & Civic Engagement for 2014!  Cathy was chosen from over 400 nominees for her work in social entrepreneurship and …

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    CASE Chats

    The CASE Chats video series features the movers and shakers in the field of social entrepreneurship sharing their insights on tri-sector leadership, impact investing, social ventures, and more.  View the latest CASE Chats here.

In Memory of Michael Havard


We are extremely sad to report the passing of one of CASE’s great friends and supporters, Michael Havard. Mike died suddenly and unexpectedly at the age of 52 on February 24, 2015 near his home in New Canaan, Connecticut.  Mike …

Lessons from a Great Leader:  Michael Brown, CEO of City Year

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This post was written by Diana Vining, a second year Duke MBA student and CASE Scholar. Diana reflects on the recent visit from Michael Brown, co-founder and CEO of City Year. Want to hear more from Michael Brown? Check out our …