Bobby and Lauren Turner Deepen Their Commitment to the Wharton Social Impact Initiative

PHILADELPHIA, September 23, 2020 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a $2.5 million commitment from undergraduate alumni Bobby Turner, W’84 and Lauren Golub Turner, W’85 to sustain and strengthen the MIINT (MBA Impact Investing Network & Training) program, a collaboration between the WhartonRead More

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

Six Social Impact Courses to Consider Next Semester

At Penn, undergrads can choose from a plethora of courses relating to social impact. These interdisciplinary courses help increase understanding of business practices, while also giving students the tools to tackle the most pressing social issues affecting our world today. As you select your spring semester schedule, consider one (or more)Read 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

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

Social Impact Society launches at Wharton

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Turner Social Impact Society, a new opportunity for undergraduate students.  The Turner Social Impact Society (TSIS) is a community of students united by their shared passion for making a difference, and their commitment to gaining the skills and knowledge to doRead More

Press Release: Visiting Practitioner Program Connects Students with Social Impact Experts

Philadelphia, October 1, 2014 – In the latest effort to connect students with leading business, social impact, and nonprofit visionaries, Wharton Social Impact Initiative (WSII) is pleased to host visiting social impact practitioner Bill Clark, W’74, former executive director of Philabundance, Philadelphia’s largest hunger relief organization. Bill Clark, W’74 “OurRead More