Allyson Burns Blog Posts

Oct
24
2014
Jade Case at Startup Grind DC
What could happen if you brought together dozens of people (from all sectors – government, business, nonprofit and beyond) who believe in the power of entrepreneurship to change the world for networking over pizza and beer, and an hour-long, in-...
Sep
23
2014
There are few settings more appropriate than Detroit for a conference focused on the intersection of technology and the economy – and its effect on the way we live in cities in the US and around the world. Detroit has, of course, seen its share of...
Jun
04
2012
If you’ve been following the Case Foundation in any of our communication outlets over the past few months—Facebook, Twitter, blog, meetings, etc.—you will know that we’ve been pretty excited about two words: Be Fearless. Well, today we go from...
Dec
14
2011
A few weeks ago, I had the honor of joining our CEO, Jean Case, as she gave a keynote at the Kauffman Foundation’s first annual Global Women’s Summit in Kansas City. The Summit was organized by Kauffman’s FastTrac program as part of Global...
Aug
24
2011
I had the great pleasure of attending my first South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive conference last year – and in the past few years, I've been following the growing number of amazing learning opportunities at the conference for folks in the...
Mar
24
2011
In the week since I've returned from my first South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive conference, I'm still digesting what an overwhelming and amazing experience it was. From hearing incredible feedback from entrepreneurs about the Startup America...
Mar
22
2011
Yesterday was the 5th birthday of one of our favorite social media tools, Twitter (where does the time go?). In honor of the occasion, we at the Case Foundation team wanted to share - in 140 characters or less, of course - our birthday wishes for...
Mar
08
2011
Let's face it, women rock (ok, so I'm slightly biased). And today's a day for us to celebrate the amazing accomplishments of women around the world for the 100th observance of International Women's Day.  Today and throughout the month of March,...
Mar
07
2011
Next week, the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference is coming to our home city, Washington, DC. DC is not only the home of the nation's first CTO, and by many accounts the birthplace of the Internet (DARPA and AOL were founded here), but a truly...
Jan
19
2011
There was a lot of buzz around the latest report out from the Pew Internet & American Life Project yesterday, which observed that Internet users, and particularly social networkers are more likely to be involved in groups and volunteer. As CNN...
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