Tag Archives: Summer Internship Fund

What the National Park Service Taught Me About Leadership

Cooks Lake Paddling Trail

This post was written by Libby Rybacki, Fuqua MBA 2017. Libby arrived at the Fuqua School of Business after spending nine years serving in the United States Army where she led an airborne engineer platoon and supported numerous contingency operations across the …

A Summer Interning in Social Impact Bonds and Healthcare

Julia Korn SIF

Julia Korn (Daytime MBA 2017) came to Fuqua from a career in healthcare. Most recently, she worked for North Shore-LIJ Health System (now Northwell Health). At Fuqua she is a CASE Fellow and the co-lead of the Net Impact Careers …

Stories: Old, Outdated, Necessary

This post was written by Xander Kent, a third year dual Masters of Environmental Management and Business Administration (MEM/MBA) candidate at Duke’s Nicholas School of Environment and Fuqua School of Business. Xander has helped lead the Net Impact Club and …

Driving Innovation to Save Lives: Working with PATH

CASE Scholar Alejandra Gerosa (Daytime MBA 2016) came to Fuqua from a career as an advocate for organizations dedicated to making a difference. Most recently, she worked for independent humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders, managing face to face fundraising in …

Improving Teacher Selection in Charter Schools through Data Analysis

Eleanor Boothroyd (Daytime MBA 2016) is passionate about education. She serves on the Board of the Durham Nativity School in Durham and as Fuqua’s Net Impact Club co-chair of the Sustainable Business and Social Impact (SBSI) Conference, the largest conference of its …

Mixing Private Capital and International Aid: The Case of Nepal

Colin is a second year dual Master of Public Policy and MBA candidate at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy and Fuqua School of Business. At Duke, Colin is focusing on finance and international development. Last summer Colin interned …

Noora Health: Empowering Families as Caregivers

This post was written by Karen Ottoni, Fuqua MBA 2016. Karen arrived at the Fuqua School of Business after spending several years living abroad in Burundi and Ethiopia working in international development, primarily with USAID and USAID-funded projects. The experience inspired her …

Behind the Scenes at a Kampala Clinic

This post was written by Evelyn Powery, a Fuqua MBA 2015 graduate. 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 …

A Year of Impact and Progress  

If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. ~ Thomas Edison A university-wide Ebola Innovation Challenge that inspired 160+ students to think about how they can use their skills to solve real …