Alumni Impact Story: Durreen Shahnaz

Like many of today’s Wharton students, getting into social impact finance “was not an epiphany” for Durreen Shahnaz, WG’95—it was something very much a part of her life’s journey. The 1995 Wharton graduate was born and raised in Bangladesh, a country “where women do not receive much opportunity to pursue a career in finance, letRead More

Alumni Impact Story: Chris Marvin, WG’11

Chris Marvin, WG’11, was serving as an aviation platoon leader and Blackhawk pilot, deployed to combat operations in Afghanistan, when his helicopter crashed. During his recuperation stateside—which involved 10 surgeries and thousands of physical therapy hours—he received a letter from an organization, thanking him for his service with a $5ooRead More

Student Perspective: GMC students explore ways to alleviate poverty in Rwanda

A cow donated to a Rwandan woman by Wharton students

This story originally appeared in Wharton Magazine’s blog network. These co-authors share an unexpected and enriching Global Modular Course experience that brought Wharton students and a Rwandan community together. Kristal Dehnad is enrolled in the Wharton MBA for Executives program, and Joseph Sinatra is a second-year MBA candidate. This summer, we and 27 other Wharton MBA studentsRead More