Category Archives: Social Entrepreneurship

Fuqua has the Ingredients for a Transformational Journey

Two years ago I was a sitting at my desk, working for one of the leading investment banks in Chile. I had recently been appointed to Senior Associate, and I was enjoying a comfortable position. At that time, my career … Continue reading

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Social Impact Meets Business Conference

I have a confession to make — I like the taste of insects. OK, so it’s not quite the same thing as eating an ant off the ground, but I recently had a snack bar made of powdered cricket flour, … Continue reading

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Study Abroad in Africa – The Academic Experience

In my previous post, I spoke briefly about studying abroad in Cape Town, and I’d like to describe the academic experience in more detail … because despite all the travel and fun my group had during our time in Africa … Continue reading

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Fuqua Clout Supports Sustainability Conference

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Fuqua is run by students, which works better here than in Lord of the Flies. All around, throughout the week, there are events of every variety, sponsored by student clubs ranging from luxury goods and asset management to outdoor adventure … Continue reading

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25 Things About Me

Fuqua’s final application deadline for the Daytime program is in a couple days! So, in the spirit of essay writing, I wanted to give this year’s new essay a try. I actually love this essay prompt — it really gives … Continue reading

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Increasing my Impact with the Duke MBA

In the past few weeks, we’ve received email reminders about graduation requirements to make sure everyone’s on track to walk across that stage and shake Dean Boulding’s hand in May. These emails have caused me to reflect a bit on … Continue reading

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Impact Consulting in Africa

Needless to say, consulting is definitely a hot topic at business school! And I wanted to investigate the world of consulting for myself, but with a hands-on experience outside of an internship. Fortunately for me, this is a unique business … Continue reading

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Back to School

I land in Durham, unpack not just summer luggage, but also boxes from an apartment move. Set up the cable and internet. Jumpstart my car not once, but twice. Rush out to get groceries. Go out for dinner and drinks. … Continue reading

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Rocket Scientist & Social Entrepreneur Recognized at Fuqua

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The below is a condensed version of the original post that is published on the CASE Notes blog. When you talk to Jim Fruchterman, the rocket scientist who founded Benetech, about his advice for social entrepreneurs, be prepared to drink … Continue reading

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Why Fuqua and Fall Term I Reflections

“Where are you applying to business school?” “Why?” It’s impossible to go through the MBA application process without answering these two questions ad infinitum. Ad naseum, really. But as I progressed through the application season, I found I was asked … Continue reading

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