A Look Ahead: Spring Semester Guests & Speakers

At Wharton Social Impact Initiative we are busier than ever. In addition to our other programming for students and alumni, this semester’s Social Impact Speaker Series promises a surplus of fascinating speakers and visitors. We’ve invited these experts to campus to enrich and inspire social impact discussion among students, faculty, and alumni; look forwardRead More

Recap: Mining Big Data and the Social Impact

Leaders in big data and technology explored their impact on the greater good at a gathering at Wharton’s San Francisco campus. Anand Raghavan, WG’13, recaps the “Social Impact Through Crowd Sourcing and Big Data” workshop for Wharton Magazine. One of the best outcomes of Wharton’s first student-run social impact conference that weRead 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

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

Alumni Impact Story: K. Robert Turner, W’84

For a landlord, the economics of running an urban apartment complex can be dismal. Tenants without a sense of home ownership may damage the property, and with an average turnover of 100% every two years, losses from vacancy are high. Tenants also suffer. Constant turnover may leave the community vulnerableRead More