Seeing Just How Far an MBA Education Can Take You: My Summer in Social Impact

This post is written by Jehan El-Gabri, a second-year Duke Fuqua MBA candidate with a focus on finance and social entrepreneurship. Prior to Fuqua, she worked in education and as a federal policy consultant. At Fuqua, she is a COLE Leadership Fellow and co-president of Fuqua2Duke. This past summer, she interned with the social impact […]

15 Social Impact Research Topics You Want to Read

Social Impact Research

For 15 years, CASE has been studying the social impact field and how social entrepreneurs can leap the chasm from innovative idea to sustainable impact. Greg Dees, one of our founders and a pioneer in the study of social entrepreneurship, was one of the first to ask what is social entrepreneurship and how can it […]

CASE Chat: Raising Capital as a Social Venture with Paul Sansone of TechCXO

Paul Sansone

This month’s CASE Chat features Paul Sansone, partner of TechCXO and former CFO of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and Better World Books. Paul also serves as a member of the CASE Advisory Council. With decades of experience in financials for social ventures, Paul knows what it takes for social ventures to raise […]

Universal Health Coverage: How Rwanda is moving forward with healthcare for all

This post was written by Emily Mason, a second-year Fuqua MBA. Emily is pursuing an MBA at Fuqua and comes to the program with global health, private sector, and government experience. Prior to Duke, Emily worked within the Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact at USAID and worked in Global Collateral Services Marketing and Alternative […]

Day in Durham – Creating Meaningful Impact Beyond Fuqua

Day in Durham 2017

This post was written by Jonathan Woodward, a 2019 Fuqua MBA and a CASE Scholar. Before coming to Fuqua, Jonathan worked on educational programs in Los Angeles, including the teaching policy advocacy group Teach Plus and Alliance College-Ready Public Schools. Learn more about Jonathan here. My time at Fuqua started off with a bang, literally! At […]

When You Should Leave Your Social Enterprise

Leave your social enterprise

This post was written by CASE Executive-in-Residence and Sproxil Co-Founder Alden Zecha. He has over 25 years of experience in more than 35 countries and has founded several companies, including SEAD Innovator Sproxil, Inc., a social venture that provides a consumer SMS and app product verification service to help consumers avoid purchasing counterfeit products. By their very nature, social […]

The Fierce Urgency of Now: Social Impact Leaders Speak Out on Charlottesville

Photo courtesy Bob Mical Last weekend, white supremacists descended upon the town of Charlottesville, holding a rally that turned violent and led to the death of three people and more than thirty injured. The events in Charlottesville are another example highlighting the work that still needs to be done for racial equity in this country. […]

SOCAP17 Conference Preview: What to Expect at SOCAP

SOCAP17 is right around the corner, and the SOCAP team is hard at work developing outstanding programming and events for the 10th anniversary year. Here’s a look at some of the latest updates from SOCAP with a preview of some of the community-driven conversations that will be taking place at SOCAP17. We hope you will […]

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 […]

Building Hope: Fuqua on Board and Habitat for Humanity

This post by Daytime MBA Matthew Thacker was originally published on the Duke Daytime MBA Student Blog. You can read the original post here. Looking back on my life, including my experience at Fuqua, one thing clearly rings true: I’ve been extremely fortunate. Many say their success is a function of hard work, and I won’t […]