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SBSI 18: A Look Back and A Look Forward

In 1998, Greg Dees authored his influential work, “The Meaning of ‘Social Entrepreneurship,’” in which he described social entrepreneurs as, among other things, reformers and revolutionaries with a social mission. Four years later, in 2002, Dees helped co-found CASE at …

Teju Ravilochan, Uncharted, on Scaling Impact and Building Trust

Teju Ravilochan is co-founder and former CEO of Uncharted (formerly Unreasonable Institute), which he started immediately after college with Tyler Hartung and Daniel Epstein. Before Uncharted, he spent nearly a year as executive assistant to Paul Polak, founder of iDE, …

3 Insights from Serial Social Entrepreneur Nancy Lublin

This post is written by Hannah Ford, a second year Duke MBA candidate, CASE Scholar, and co-chair of the CASE Fellows program.  Prior to Fuqua, Hannah worked with several social impact organizations focused on the arts, and she spent this …

Hiding in Plain Sight: How Can Social Entrepreneurs Handle Burnout?

This post was written by Kristine Pearson, Founder of Lifeline Energy, formally known as Freeplay Foundation. Pearson serves on the Women’s Leadership Board of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and was honored with the James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award in …

Maitri AIDS Hospice

By Gregory J Dees and Beth Battle Anderson It’s August 2000, and Maitri AIDS Hospice in San Francisco is reevaluating its approach to fundraising. In recent years, Maitri has been relying increasingly on government, corporate, and foundation grants. Yet Don …