Feeling Uncomfortable: First Reflections on our DEI Journey

March 2019, Erin Worsham, Executive Director At CASE, we believe in the power of individuals and organizations to create positive social change.  And there has been much progress (I often revisit the 2017 Gates Foundation annual letter when I need some reminding about all the progress being made).  But we also know that many of […]

Ali Hartman

Ali is Head of Tiger Global Philanthropic Ventures for Tiger Global Management. In her role she also leads the organizations ESG strategy and DEI strategy. Before Tiger, Ali Hartman was Head of Global Citizenship and a Director of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Strategy at KKR. Ali joined KKR in 2011 to support the firm’s […]

Class of 2023 CASE Scholars

CASE welcomes the Class of 2023 CASE Scholars! Learn more about our scholars, in their own voice, below. Shreyas Chandra Shekar In India, a farmer commits suicide every 48 minutes. The majority of India’s population (58%, or 800M people), depends on agriculture as the primary income source. Of those individuals, 86% have an average of […]

The Work Continues: CASE’s Ongoing Racial Justice Journey

August 2021 One year ago, we shared with you A Message from CASE on Racial Justice in America as part of our journey toward becoming anti-racist, particularly using three levers: our thought leadership platform, training the next generation of business leaders, and our own operations. We write to share where we are now. As a […]

The Inaugural Kirby Impact Prize: What We Learned

April 2021 When CASE at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business launched the Fred Morgan Kirby Prize for Scaling Social Impact in July 2020, we knew that we would learn a lot during this inaugural year.  We were specifically interested in three questions: Even as we share our year 1 reflections below, we’re committed to […]

Fuqua Class of 2012 Commits to Action & Raises over $10,000 for Racial Justice

As Dan Baum, a Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) Fellow from the Duke MBA class of 2012, emailed with some of his fellow classmates to plan a virtual reunion, George Floyd was brutally killed, and their entire conversation shifted. Just as so many have reignited discussions about racial injustice and police brutality […]

3 Lessons we hope to learn through the F. M. Kirby Impact Prize

August 2020 As a research and education center based at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, the CASE team is always asking – what impact trends and insights can we surface and share with the field to improve practice? This mindset is exactly why we have been reflecting on what we can learn from our […]

A Message from CASE on Racial Justice in America

June 2020 Dear CASE Community, Breonna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery. George Floyd. Whiteness weaponized against Christian Cooper. Disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on people of color. A global health pandemic layered on top of the pandemic of racism that has scourged our country for far too long. And to think that past weekend – May 31 – […]

Creating a Truly Inclusive Workplace: Lessons from Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference 2018

This post was written by David Claps, Fuqua Daytime Student and organizer of the Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference, in February 2018. “Diversity, equity, and inclusion should be everyone’s job,” said Dwayne Marshall, Senior Director of Programs and Partnerships at Southeastern Council of Foundations and panelist on the Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference […]

A Summer Interning in Social Impact Bonds and Healthcare

Julia Korn SIF

This post was written by Julia Korn, Daytime MBA 2017, in August 2016. Julia 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 […]