Recap: Liesel Pritzker Simmons Takes Residence at Wharton

This November, Wharton Social Impact Initiative had the honor of hosting Liesel Pritzker Simmons through the Angella and David Nazarian Social Innovators in Residence program, an annual series that hosts leaders who leverage business-based solutions to solve economic and social challenges in communities around the globe. Simmons is the co-founder andRead More

A Carnival Ride That Runs on Vegetables? Meeting with Joey Hundert

Wharton undergraduate Jason Choi. W’17, shares his student perspective from a recent visit with Joey Hundert, a sustainability-obsessed business leader who’s held the position of “social entrepreneur in residence” with Wharton Social Impact Initiative for the last four years. This post originally appeared on Choi’s blog, Breaking Hoops. How do you inspireRead More

Social Impact Round Up: Week of Nov 18

Every week, Wharton Social Impact Initiative presents a roundup of social impact events, conferences, opportunities and news at Wharton, and across Penn.  News Pictured above: Through the Wharton Social Impact Initiative Fellowship program, two dozen students recently attended a tour of West Philadelphia. Led by Glenn Bryan (C’74, SW’76) Assistant Vice President ofRead More

Ashton Kutcher talks with Wharton alum in Social Impact Speaker Series

Want to change the world? First, change yourself. That was the theme of the night, during Monday’s revealing tableside chat between Wharton alumnus Bobby Turner and actor, producer and tech investor Ashton Kutcher. The Lauren and Bobby Turner Social Impact Executive Speaker Series brings high-profile guests to campus to speak their livesRead 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