Tag Archives: SBSI

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 …

Being Unreasonable: What the Unreasonable Institute Can Teach MBAs

Teju Ravilochan Unreasonable Institute

This post was written by Kylie Johnston, CASE Fellow, Co-President of the Net Impact Club, and Candidate for MBA, Class of 2017. This year’s Sustainable Business and Social Impact (SBSI) conference focused on how business can tackle global challenges by exploring …

SBSI17: The Best SBSI Yet

Danny Suits

This post was written by Danny Suits, a second-year Duke MBA student and co-chair of the Net Impact Club SBSI team. This year’s Sustainable Business and Social Impact (SBSI) conference focused on how business can tackle global challenges by exploring innovative …

Building a Movement: Jean Case & Her Vision at SBSI17

SBSI Jean Case

This post was written by Alejandra Rossi, a second-year Duke MBA student, CASE Fellow and a member of the Fuqua chapter of the Net Impact Club. This year’s Sustainable Business and Social Impact (SBSI) conference focused on how business can …

Rose Marcario on Social Impact in Corporations: SBSI16

This post was written by Emily Silman, a second-year Duke MBA student, CASE Fellow and a member of the Fuqua chapter of the Net Impact Club. You know a CEO isn’t a stereotypical stuffy, out-of-touch C-suite leader when they request to deliver …

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 …

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 …