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Fashion for Social Change: Balné Brazil

Balne Brazil

Fashion for Social Change: Balné Brazil Many Brazilian fashion artisans live in poverty, making only $0.30 an hour.  This year’s CASE launch pad winners, Ariadne Sabatoski and Antonia Taline de Souza Mendonca, have teamed up to create Balné Brazil to …

Welcome 2019-2020 CASE & CASE i3 Fellows!

CASE and CASE i3 Fellows

  Each year, CASE and CASE i3 select an elite group of second-year MBAs to act as ambassadors of CASE’s work and collaborate with the CASE team throughout the year. These fellows come from a wide range of backgrounds and …

Venturing into Impact Investing

Patrick Starr

After serving for 2 years in the Peace Corps in Peru, I came back to the US and started a career in traditional investment management.  I enjoyed the rigor of the work and the pace at which I was improving …

Lorraine Orr: Using Data to Drive Mergers and Mission 

For many people, finding passion in their work means switching companies until finding the perfect fit. But this was not the case for Lorraine Orr, COO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.  Now into her 31st year at …

Feeling Uncomfortable: First Reflections on our DEI Journey

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 …

Emily Bancroft: Government Partnerships, Impact vs. Costs

For the past 20 years, VillageReach has kept its vision of improving access to quality healthcare in some of the world’s hardest to reach communities, continually evolving and adapting its relationships to achieve this vision. Now led by Emily Bancroft, …

The Role Angel Networks Can Play in Economic Development

Angel Investors

If you have been following CASE’s work over the last 5+ years, you know that we have been fortunate to undertake a number of projects for USAID, the US government’s international development agency and a catalytic actor driving development results. …