NextBillion Interviews Erin Worsham and Other Thought Leaders at SOCAP

November 2017 At this year’s SOCAP conference, NextBillion interviewed eight thought leaders, including investors, entrepreneurs and other influencers, on Facebook Live. The discussions covered a broad range of issues important to the social business and investing space. According the NextBillion, “if you missed the conference, or if you have an interest in these sectors, these […]

CASE Smart Impact Capital Launches at SOCAP17

A version of this post originally appeared on the SOCAP blog in October 2017. You can read the original post here. You can visit the CASE Smart Impact Capital website here. Does this sound familiar? You’re an impact entrepreneur and you spend more time and effort than you can really afford on fundraising. You’re searching for investors […]

Driving Innovation to Save Lives: My Internship with PATH

This post was written by Daytime MBA 2016 and CASE Scholar Alejandra Gerosa in March 2016. Alejandra came to Fuqua from a career as an advocate for organizations dedicated to making a difference. Most recently, she worked for independent humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders, managing face to face fundraising in the organization’s Spain association. She […]

My Internship Using Data Analysis to Improve Teacher Selection in Charter Schools

This post was written by Eleanor Boothroyd, Daytime MBA 2016, in February 2016. Eleanor is passionate about education. She serves on the Board of the Durham Nativity School in Durham and as Fuqua’s Net Impact Club co-chair of the Sustainable Business and Social Impact (SBSI) Conference, the largest conference of its kind in the Southeastern US. Prior […]

Mixing Private Capital and International Aid in Nepal: My Internship with USAID

This post was written by Colin Bready, dual Master of Public Policy and MBA candidate at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy and Fuqua School of Business, in January 2016. 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 […]

No Matter Your Destination, Make Service Part of Your Travels

This post originally appeared on The Huffington Post December 1, 2015 and was written by CASE Scholar Nikki Gusz, Daytime MBA 2017. Many of us travel through airports this time of year to reunite with our families for the holidays. For me, this year’s family reunion at Cleveland-Hopkins International will resemble those of recent years […]

Impact Venture Capitalist Mike Dorsey of Bay Area Equity Fund

This post was written by Matt Hendren, Duke MBA student, in January 2015. We welcomed Mike Dorsey, CASE i3 Advisory Board member, to Fuqua in November as part of the CASE i3 Speaker Series.  Mike is a venture capitalist who transitioned from his 20-year tenure as an investment banker into a serial co-founder of several […]

Aspiring to Something Better: Book Review of The Impact Investor

Impact Investor

This review was written by Jem Hudson, founder of the Caldy Group, in December 2014. To read the original post and other insights, subscribe to the Caldy Group blog here. “The stakes are high. If impact investing spurs the socialization and growth in Collaborative Capitalism that we believe it will, for the first time in history […]

Q&A with CASE Alumnus Beth Bafford

Beth Bafford (Daytime MBA ’12) serves as the Senior Officer of Strategic Initiatives at the Calvert Foundation, a social impact debt fund that provides innovative financial products to increase capital access to underserved communities. While at Fuqua, Beth was actively involved with CASE through CASE i3, Fuqua on Board and the MBA Net Impact Club. This November […]

Ending Needless Blindness in Mexico: My Internship with salaUno

This post was written by MBA student Tim Morilla in October 2014. During this summer Tim interned at salaUno, an eye care clinic in Mexico that seeks to offer high quality eye care service at affordable prices. Tim’s internship was supported by the International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery (IPIHD), the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at […]