Tag Archives: global health

Breaking the Paradigm: Nonprofit (Good) vs. For-Profit (Evil)

SightLife-Monty Montoya Talk

This post was written by Simone Pitre, Program Associate at Innovations in Healthcare, a partner in the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD). This year’s Sustainable Business and Social Impact (SBSI) conference focused on how business can tackle global challenges by …

4 Lessons on Scaling Social Ventures through Partnerships

Bigger isn’t always better. That’s one key headline global health entrepreneurs offered staff of USAID’s Center for Accelerating Innovation & Impact  and Higher Education Solutions Network during a recent panel discussion titled Lessons Learned on the Journey to Scale. During …

Barbara Bush on Building Global Health Leaders: SBSI16

Tuberculosis. Zika Virus. High newborn and maternal death rates. Global health challenges such as these can seem insurmountable in the face of funding gaps, slow moving bureaucracies, infrastructure weaknesses, and other system-level challenges. This year at the Sustainable Business and …

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 …

Driving Innovation to Save Lives: Working with PATH

CASE Scholar Alejandra Gerosa (Daytime MBA 2016) came to Fuqua from a career as an advocate for organizations dedicated to making a difference. Most recently, she worked for independent humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders, managing face to face fundraising in …

Karen Clune, USAID, on Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship

Karen Clune, Senior Innovation Advisor for USAID’s Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact, talks about the challenges and opportunities in scaling global health social ventures, provides advice for students interested in international development, and talks about her inspiration for working …

Our Top Posts of 2015

CASE had another busy and exciting year in 2015! We thought we’d share our most viewed posts for the year: #1: Did You Know? 10 Facts About CASE 600 students serving on nonprofit Boards. $12.1 million to launch a university …