Programs for SocEnts

Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD)
SEAD brings together interdisciplinary partners through a coordinated effort across Duke University and leverages institutional relationships and networks to create an integrated global health social entrepreneurship hub for diverse stakeholders across the globe. SEAD, in partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the USAID Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN), mobilizes a community of practitioners, investors, policymakers, faculty, staff, and students to identify, assess, help develop, build capacity of, and scale solutions, technologies, and business models for healthcare delivery and preventive services in developing countries around the world. Read more.

CASE Change Academy

The CASE Change Academy is a program designed to help social impact organizations boost their performance on a metric that matters to their mission. Led by CASE Senior Fellow and best-selling author Dan Heath, the Change Academy was launched in 2013 with organizations such as Year Up, Teach for America, the United Way and more. Participating organizations have tackled diverse issues including creating jobs in some of the poorest communities in the United States, improving educational interventions, tackling complex health issues and more. Through the Change Academy organizations participate in training, peer learning and have a unique opportunity to focus on results that will help propel their mission forward. Read more.

Engaging with Students
There are a number of ways to engage with CASE students.  Which way you choose will depend on a number of factors, the most basic of which are:  do you want a single student or a team of students to work on your project?  Is your organization located close to Duke or far from Duke? Read more.

Unfortunately at this time CASE does not have the ability to offer consulting services to social entrepreneurs.  We welcome you to read our case studies and research in our knowledge center to help you with your venture.