A First-Timer’s Experience: 3 Reflections from SOCAP16

Cathy Clark at SOCAP

This post was written by Robyn Fehrman, Managing Director of CASE, in September 2016. Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to attend SOCAP16 for the first time. With the tagline “A Conference at the Intersection of Money + Meaning,” this annual convening of global innovators, investors, foundations, governments, institutions, and social entrepreneurs deeply intrigued […]

4 Lessons on Scaling Social Ventures through Partnerships

May 2016 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 the panel SEAD innovators from ayzh, Forus Health, Operation ASHA, and Noora Health […]

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 […]