Tag Archives: SEAD

SEAD Highlights Report: Reflecting on 5 Catalytic Years

The CASE office was abuzz in early 2012.  We had the opportunity to be part of a trailblazing initiative for both the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Duke University itself. USAID, in pursuing ways to accelerate growth and …

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 …

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 …

Facebook & Health: A Match Made in Latin America?

This post originally appeared on the Duke Global Digital Health Science Center blog. Their research study looking at the effect of Facebook in adapting healthy behaviors was one of four studies funded by SEAD last year. You can find summaries …