Behind the Scenes at My Internship with Kampala Clinic

This post was written by Evelyn Powery, Fuqua MBA student in August 2015. While at Fuqua, she served as student co-chair for CASE i3 and as a CASE Fellow. Prior to Fuqua, Evelyn served in the Philippines as a Peace Corps volunteer, teaching high school English and training Filipino teachers and principals. Evelyn’s internship was supported […]

Ending Needless Blindness in Mexico: My Internship with salaUno

This post was written by MBA student Tim Morilla in October 2014. During this summer Tim interned at salaUno, an eye care clinic in Mexico that seeks to offer high quality eye care service at affordable prices. Tim’s internship was supported by the International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery (IPIHD), the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at […]

My Internship Developing Operation Models to Increase Physician Access in Rural India

This post was written by Duke MBA student Cristina Arellano in October 2014. Cristina spent her summer in India interning with SughaVazhvu – one of the current Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD) innovators. Cristina’s internship was made possible with the support of the Summer Internship Fund. I spent my summer in India as an MBA Summer Associate working with […]

2014 CASE Award Goes to Living Goods

March 2014 CASE is excited to announce the 2014 winner of the CASE Award for Enterprising Social Innovation (ESI), Living Goods! Living Goods is a fantastic social venture that empowers the poor through networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling a broad assortment of […]

Pitching Investors in Global Health: Funding Lessons From Social Entrepreneurs

This article by Cathy Clark and Lila Cruikshank was originally posted on the Huffington Post Blog in March 2014.  Over the past decade, business models serving the base of the pyramid (BOP) customers have attracted increased attention. At the same time, major development agencies and foundations have identified the public health segments of the Millennium […]

Summer Internship: Using Mobile Technology to Distribute Affordable Healthcare in Kenya

This post was written by Colby Warner, a second year Duke MBA student, in October 2013.  Colby worked with the International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery (IPIHD) and Changamka this summer with support from the Summer Internship Fund. When I wrote my application essays last year, I romanticized about a career where I could use my […]

Summer Internship: Building a School Health Program in Rural India

This post was written in August 2013 by Zack Kaplan, a rising second year, who interned the International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery (IPIHD) with the support of the Summer Internship Fund. When people in the United States speak about healthcare, they usually focus on problems such as billions in wasted dollars, provision of unnecessary […]

Motorcycles, Africa, and Healthcare

This post was written by Nicole Hawkins, a rising second year student at Fuqua and a CASE Fellow in May 2013. What do motorcycles, Africa and healthcare have in common?  The 2013 CASE Enterprising Social Innovation (ESI) Award winners, Riders for Health! Riders is a non-profit organization that manages and maintains motorcycles and vehicles for health-focused […]

Education, Global Health & Community Development at SBSI 2013

This post was written in April 2013 by Maddy Devine, a first year student at Fuqua and one of the track managers for the 2013 SBSI conference. As one of the track managers of the Net Impact Club’s Sustainable Business & Social Impact conference, I had been tasked with pulling together three panels that encompassed […]

2013 ESI Award: Riders for Health

March 2013 CASE is proud to announce the winner of our 2013 Enterprising Social Innovation Award: Riders for Health! Riders for Health is an international social enterprise that manages and maintains vehicles for health-focused partners in sub-Saharan Africa which enables health workers to deliver vital health care to rural communities on a reliable and cost-effective basis. […]