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A political junkie, I always look forward to presidential elections and watch the democratic process unfold with hope that the winning candidate can make strides in affecting positive change for our nation. But, the election process is a contentious one … Continue reading
One of the scariest moments of my life was the first day of business school. I spent more than a decade in the nonprofit sector and decided to go back to school full-time to get my MBA at Duke University. … Continue reading
In business school, I was a teaching assistant for one of my favorite professors, John Lynch. He mentioned that a former student of his, Dan Ariely, was returning to Duke to teach behavioral economics, and suggested I take the class. … Continue reading
Recently, I was invited to attend and participate in the Aspen Ideas Festival, which will be held this June in Aspen, Colo. The festival brings together thought leaders from around the globe to engage in deep and inquisitive discussion of … Continue reading
Compiled by Rolfe Larson and Janine Vanderburg on January 12, 2016 After greeting 2016 with enthusiasm and hope, we at Social Impact Architects wanted to take a closer look at new insights coming from the field of social enterprise that … Continue reading