The 3 Powerful Lessons on Culture from My Internship with KIPP

KIPP New Orleans

Javier Cortez, Daytime MBA 2017, wrote this post in October 2016. Javier joined Fuqua from Peru where he was born and raised. He is interested in leveraging his financial skills in the social impact investing sector. Before Duke, he worked in a private equity company before doing corporate finance in the leading movie theater chain […]

From SBSI16: 5 Ecosystem Issues Affecting Education Innovation in North Carolina

March 2016 Tension. Blended. Experimental. These are the words our practitioners chose when asked to describe North Carolina’s education ecosystem at the recent Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference.  More importantly, these words quickly came to life as Darrell Alison, Dawn Arthur (Fuqua MBA ’13), Alex Quigley, Minnie Forte-Brown, shared their diverse perspectives on the […]

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 […]