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The field of gender lens investing is growing. A new report by Wharton Social Impact and Catalyst at Large analyzes data from over 200 funds and shares key numbers and trends.
New Gender Lens Investing Research: Insights from Project Sage 4.0
“If we want to create a world that’s a better place, we need people who can bring that sense of social justice and combine it with some practical Wharton toolkits so that they can be more impactful.”
From Peace Corps to Wharton
Lizbeth Nunez, WG’22, reflects on her internship with Firework Ventures — an impact venture capital firm co-founded by alum Ashley Bittner, WG’13, that invests in future-of-work companies.
Investing to Impact the Future of Work
Learn about student programs and other ways to get involved with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative in the 2021–22 academic year.
9 Ways Students Can Get Involved with Social Impact This Year
With a historic balance of women in the MBA Class of 2023, Wharton examines its path to this milestone and efforts to build on progress made in the classroom and the workforce.
The Future Can Be Female
Sabrina Chann, W’23, C’23, and Julie Xu, WG’22, discuss what they learned about sustainability after interning at rePurpose Global.
Sustainability and Impact: Wharton Students Reflect on an Environmental Startup Internship
Maya Burns, WG’20, and May Li, WG’21, share their experiences connecting students to organizations in need and helping local businesses since COVID-19 closed their doors.
How 1,200 MBA Students Helped Small Businesses Survive the Pandemic
Matt Christensen, WG’97, global head of sustainable and impact investing at Allianz Global Investors, offers students advice on topics ranging from impact metrics to intentionality.
Constructing an Impact Portfolio? Consider These Questions
Celebrating International Women’s Day: 2021
The 2021 New Venture Competition spotlighted a range of innovative student startups like Hairtelligence, co-founded by Isoken Igbinedion, WG’21.
Revolutionizing Hair Customization for Black Women
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