Meet the Newest Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Recipients

The Wharton Social Impact Initiative is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the John M. Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund for Public Service. These 17 Bendheim Fellow are examples of Wharton alumni using their skills—in finance, management, marketing, entrepreneurship, and more—for social impact. A look at previous winners reveals a diverse network ofRead More

The Wharton School and Bridges co-host Sixth Annual Impact Investing Competition

25 business schools from around the world compete for $50,000 investment opportunity Students from the world’s top business and policy schools gathered on the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia for the culmination of the MIINT—the MBA Impact Investing Network & Training program. Three winning teams secured a total ofRead More

Get Prepared for President’s Prizes with These Workshops

So you’ve got a big game-changing idea for after graduation. You’re ready to change the world. But how will you get started? The President’s Innovation and Engagement Prizes will provide recipients with up to $150,000 to develop and implement a promising local, national, or global engagement project or commercial ventureRead More

Wharton hosts largest-ever MIINT competition, MIT Sloan takes top prize

Last weekend, 25 student teams from some of the world’s top business and policy schools gathered on the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia for the culmination of MIINT—the MBA Impact Investing Network & Training program. MIINT is an experiential lab designed to give business students a hands-on education in impact investing,Read More

20 Wharton Alumni to Receive Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund

Wharton Social Impact Initiative is pleased to announce the 2015-2016 recipients of the John M. Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund for Public Service. These recent Wharton alumni–now recognized as Bendheim Fellows— were selected from a pool of talented graduates, all lending their business acumen to careers in the nonprofit or public sectors.Read More

Penn Senior Adebisi Ogunrinde Wins Rhodes Scholarship

Adebisi Ogunrinde, a Penn senior from Halifax, Nova Scotia, has won a Rhodes Scholarship. She is one of 11 recipients from Canada. Ogunrinde will pursue a masters in social anthropology and a masters in public policy at the University of Oxford. Ogunrinde will graduate from Penn’s Huntsman Program in May 2016 withRead More

PRESS RELEASE: Winner Of The Wharton Social Venture Fund Competition Leverages Crowdfunding

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Wharton Social Impact Initiative announced this week that Revolution Credit, a company sourced by the Wharton Social Venture Fellows, has been listed on the global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd. The Wharton Social Venture Fellows (WSVF), the premier student organization for impact investing at the Wharton School ofRead More