Keeva Kase, Executive Director

A veteran child advocate, community organizer, and small business owner, Keeva leads Bull City Forward’s vision of a world in which our toughest challenges are solved through social entrepreneurship. Keeva envisions Durham and the Triangle region as a global thought leader for  innovative and profitable solutions to climate change, food and water access, unemployment, and health issues, among others.

Keeva has directed numerous community investment initiatives and championed education and child welfare reform efforts. He holds a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary, owns a small truffiere, and serves as a director with Odell Education.


Roshen Sethna, Associate Director

Roshen is an entrepreneur and community leader with experience in strategy and operations for early-stage ventures. She is passionate about using business, technology, and design to make a materially positive impact on the world. Her experience spans everything from working on water purification technology and solar-powered bikes to studying private military companies to founding a chapter of Nourish International, a social venture focused on international development. Roshen was born in India, grew up mostly in Durham, and has a degree from Duke in Public Policy and Global Health. You can find her downing a donut at Monuts or just follow her @roshensethna.


Nanda Chalam

Nanda Chalam, Innovations Adviser

Nanda brings eight years of legal services, general management and start-up experience to his role as Innovations Adviser. His expertise includes the provision of intellectual property protection to new media content companies and scaling online social networks. Nanda has also devoted time to research efforts exploring alternate treatment methods for neuromuscular and developmental disorders. His current areas of interest include the legal implications of 3D printing and the application of mobile technology to serve people at the base of the pyramid. Nanda holds a degree in Law and Business from the University of Warwick, U.K., and is based in Chapel Hill.


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