Social Innovator in Residence Program to Host Entrepreneur Joey Hundert, Feb. 25-27

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Since 2014, Wharton Social Impact has invited social impact leaders to Penn’s campus for a multi-day visit filled with events and dialogue with students. We are pleased to announce Joey Hundert, Founder & CEO of Sustainitech, as the 2019 Nazarian Social Innovator in Residence. Nazarian Social Innovators share their careerRead More

Social Innovator in Residence Program to Host Entrepreneur Derek Handley, Nov. 2-3

Wharton Social Impact Initiative is pleased to announce that Derek Handley will be added to the list of social impact innovators to visit campus through the Angella and David Nazarian Social Innovator in Residence Program. The Nazarian Social Innovator in Residence Program aims to foster meaningful interactions between current studentsRead More

#WhartonGrad: Alumni Spotlight Month

Wharton grads look at the world’s most pressing challenges and say: “How can we change this?” Our alumni connect their business knowledge and commitment to social change in innovative organizations, companies, and careers. It’s true – everywhere we look, it seems Wharton grads are doing something inspirational. And a new class is setRead More

Social Impact Round Up: Week of April 28

Wharton Social Impact Initiative presents a weekly round-up of events and news related to social impact topics.  As the academic year comes to a close, we’d like to thank all of our supporters throughout this year. WSII looks forward to congratulating this year’s graduating class at Commencement on May 18,Read More

Social Impact Round Up: Michael Feinberg at Penn

 Wharton Social Impact Initiative presents a weekly round-up of events related to social impact topics. These lectures, conferences, speaker series and meetings represent the broad range of social impact opportunities at Wharton and Penn. Lauren and Bobby Turner Social Impact Executive Speaker Series: Michael Feinberg October 24: Wharton alum BobbyRead More

Social Impact Round Up: Week of Oct 1

EES/IGEL Seminar Series: “Greening the Federal Government” October 2: In this lunch and lecture series presented by the Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership , Obama appointee Sara Manzano-Diaz will discuss how sustainability is a central component of the General Services Administration (GSA) mission, driving efforts to support a government that more effectivelyRead More

Social Impact Round Up – Indiegogo, Hacking and more

Every week, we take a look at some of the social impact events and happenings around campus, so you can save your space, submit an application and get involved. Healthcare, Poverty and You September 24, 7 p.m. in JMHH G60: Dr. Buz Cooper, a senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute forRead More

Bobby Turner Social Impact Executive Speaker Series: October 7

Wharton Social Impact Initiative is pleased to announce that The Lauren and Bobby Turner Social Impact Executive Speaker Series, featuring a discussion with Ashton Kutcher, is rescheduled for Monday, October 7. Further details and an invitation will follow. Interested attendees must re-register for a seat. The event is open toRead More