Tag Archives: Greg Dees

Our Top 5 Posts of 2014

It’s that time of the year when emails are flooding in with subject lines of “Thanks for a Great Year” and “Recapping 2014.”  The New Year is certainly a time for reflection and celebration so we thought we’d share our …

Greg Dees’ Memorial Event and Service

It is hard for us to believe but it has already been six months since our founder and dear friend, Greg Dees, passed away. We continue to feel his absence – and his inspiration – every day. We wanted to …

Calling All Alumni & Students: Reflections on Greg Dees

In order to celebrate the life and legacy of our dear friend and colleague Greg Dees, the Duke community will come together with Greg’s family, colleagues, and friends on February 11 for a memorial event and service. Event details can …

Memorial Service for Greg Dees

Thank you to the entire social entrepreneurship community for the outpouring of support and sharing of memories since Greg Dees’ passing in late December. We have also received many questions about whether there would be an opportunity to come together …

In Memory of Greg Dees

We are deeply saddened that our dear friend and colleague, Greg Dees, passed away on Friday, December 20, 2013. Greg was not only the co-founder of CASE, but also considered by many to be the “father of social entrepreneurship education.” …

“Be A Social Entrepreneur” with Greg Dees

This post originally appeared on Southern New Hampshire University’s Be a Social Entrepreneur blog. To read the original post, click here. J. Gregory Dees has been the recipient of the Ashoka and Aspen Institute Lifetime Achievement Award in Social Entrepreneurship and continues to share …

Advice for Social Entrepreneurs

As part of Stanford’s “Social Entrepreneur Building Block Series,” Professor Dees recently gave advice to budding student social entrepreneurs.  He discussed the variety of ways to define social entrepreneurship, the core of which is finding innovative solutions to social problems, …

Toward an Open-Solution Society

Professor Greg Dees gave this TED-style talk as part of CASE’s 10th anniversary celebration in December 2012.  To read more posts on CASE’s anniversary celebration, click here! Why should we care about social entrepreneurship? Why does it matter? According to CASE …

The Past, Present and Future of Social Entrepreneurship

CASE Founder Greg Dees reflects on 10 years of CASE at Fuqua. This Q&A was originally posted on the Fuqua website (here). Social entrepreneurs are playing a key role in recognizing and resourcefully pursuing opportunities to create social value. They …