Press Release: EMPEA and WSII Partner to Expand Impact Investing Performance Database

Philadelphia, PA, January 21, 2015 –  EMPEA and Wharton Social Impact Initiative announced a partnership to greatly expand Wharton’s impact investing performance database. The new partnership will accelerate the field by providing quantitative evidence necessary for the continued expansion and development of impact investment. The joint venture will provide comprehensive metrics forRead More

Press Release: Jonathan Greenblatt Named Senior Fellow at the Wharton School

Philadelphia, PA, December 19, 2014 – The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced that Jonathan Greenblatt, currently Special Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, will serve as a Senior Fellow at the Wharton School starting in January. Read More

Press Release: Social Innovator in Residence Program to Host First Visitor, Oct. 22-23

Diana Ayton-Shenker, Social Entrepreneurship Professor and Social Impact Strategist, will take up residence at Wharton October 22-23 Philadelphia, PA, September 26, 2014—Wharton Social Impact Initiative is pleased to announce that Diana Ayton-Shenker will be the first business leader to visit campus through the Angella and David Nazarian Social Innovator inRead More

Press Release: Announcing Gift to Establish the Angella and David Nazarian Social Innovator in Residence Program

Philadelphia, PA, September 1, 2014—The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a gift to establish the Angella and David Nazarian Social Innovator in Residence Program Fund. The fund supports the launch of a new Wharton Social Impact Initiative program that will foster meaningful interactions betweenRead More

Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund Aids Wharton MBAs Employed In Public Service

Bendheim Fellows

Wharton Social Impact Initiative is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 recipients of the John M. Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund for Public Service, an award bestowed upon graduates making an impact in the world. Managed by WSII, the Bendheim fund is designed to ease the burden of student loans for selectedRead More