Tag Archives: education

CASE Chat with Wendy Kopp, CEO & Co-Founder, Teach for All

Wendy Kopp TFA Teach for All

This month’s CASE Chat features Wendy Kopp, founder of Teach for America and co-founder of Teach for All, a global network of independent organizations developing educational leaders and sharing educational solutions across the globe. Teach for All operates in 40 …

You Need Capital for Your Growing Social Venture. What Now?

This post originally appeared on the SOCAP blog. You can read the original post here. We are happy to announce the CASE Smart Impact Capital™ site has officially launched this week! You can view the website here. The Challenges of …

Day in Durham: Spending Time in the Muck

This post was written by Tiffany Hsieh, a 2018 Fuqua MBA and a CASE Scholar. For the past three years, she conducted impact evaluations of education programs at the non-profit, independent research institute SRI International. She previously taught middle school …

SBSI 2.0: A New Decade of Impact-Oriented MBAs

This blog post was written by Fuqua MBA ’17 Christa Register. Prior to coming to Fuqua, Christa spent two years working in rural Africa with the Peace Corps, followed by two years at a social-impact consulting firm in Washington, DC. She …

5 Ecosystem Issues Affecting Education Innovation in North Carolina

“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 …

Improving Teacher Selection in Charter Schools through Data Analysis

Eleanor Boothroyd (Daytime MBA 2016) 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 …

#OptOutside: REI’s Latest Marketing Ploy or Something More?

The day after Thanksgiving has long been the unofficial start of the American holiday shopping season and is a pivotal day of profits for U.S. retailers. Last year, 87 million Americans shopped on Black Friday and accounted for $50.9 billion in …