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Undergraduate teams across the country were challenged to review the Biden administration’s pledge to clean up coal mine pollution, involving Indigenous land, sustainability, and climate.
Wharton Hosts the 2022 Diversity Case Competition
A team of students in the Analytics Accelerator were tasked with helping Zillow find new business opportunities in “dreamers,” or site visitors who window shop without ever clicking through to buy or rent.
Finding Business Opportunities in Zillow’s “Dreamers”
Nicolle Lee, Vicky Plestis, and Kayla Weismuller (WG’22) share the Wharton resources that furthered their passion for real estate, social impact, and diversity & inclusion.
Paving the Way for More Women in Real Estate
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
Félix founders Bernardo Garcia, WG’21, and Manuel Godoy, WG’21, cite trust as an integral factor for drawing in consumers for their “cross-border” platform.
AI for Business Invests in Wharton Startup, Félix
An MBA and undergraduate student team analyzed data from FOX Entertainment to help inform data-driven promotion strategies for marketing their TV shows.
Keeping Viewers Glued to Their Seats at the 2021 Analytics Accelerator
TIPC gives students skills and experience in designing investment portfolios that maximize impact. A team from Bard won the 2021 competition.
Investing in Change at the 2021 Total Impact Portfolio Challenge
This year’s finalists tackled firefighter cancer, frontline medical devices, maternal nutrition, global healthcare access, and more.
4 Startup Challenge Finalists Share What Inspired Their Ventures
In a new competition, eight undergraduate finalist teams pitched their student wellness initiatives to Wharton School leadership. Erin Lomboy, W’21, shares her experience.
Improving Wellness at Wharton One Pitch at a Time
Vanessa Folkerts, WG’20 and Jason Chen, WG’21, won for their proposed e-commerce marketplace serving pharmacies in rural Kenya.
Wharton MBA Team Wins First Prize in Global Business Case Competition
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