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Social Impact Courses at Wharton
Wharton helps students accelerate their careers whether they are staying in the military, planning a future transition, or working in the private sector.
How Wharton’s EMBA Program Adds Value for Military Students
“Despite what school often teaches us, being successful, or in this case, winning Survivor, doesn’t come from being the best, most likable, or the most athletic.”
Kellee Kim, WG’19 Takes on the Challenges of Survivor
Jason Lepes, WG’20, is combining his passion for food and cooking with new business skills to help grow the startup Foodkick.
A Passion for Food Led this Foodkick Co-Founder to Wharton
The Wharton Impact Venture Associates (WIVA) program gives students hands-on experience in impact investing. Four students reflect on lessons learned from assessing real impact venture capital deals.
What 4 WIVA Students Learned From Real-World Impact Investing Experience
Learn about Wharton Social Impact Initiative’s student programs, with opportunities in impact investing, consulting, social entrepreneurship, research, community building, and more.
Welcome Back to Campus: 7 Social Impact Programs for Student Changemakers
Turner Social Impact Society member Stephanie Wu, W’20, consulted for Asociacion CREAR, an educational nonprofit in Costa Rica. Working on the ground in Costa Rica, she learned four important lessons about small nonprofits.
What I Learned About Small Nonprofits from an NGO in Costa Rica
After working the analytical side of marketing for years, Joy Sun, WG’19, saw the value in building out her broader marketing skills through a Wharton MBA.
Why This Aspiring Marketing Leader Decided to Upskill with an MBA Degree
The Mino Consultants relied on teamwork and Wharton resources to make a compelling case for attracting and retaining Millennial and Generation Z employees in the oil and gas industry.
A First-Year Wharton MBA Team Won ELC’s 2019 National Business Case Competition
Natalia Villarman, WG’20, discusses her transition from working as an elementary school teacher to a career in talent strategy.
Why This Former Elementary School Teacher is Now Pursuing a Career in Talent Strategy
TIPC gives students skills and experience in designing investment portfolios that maximize impact. A team from the University of Vermont’s Sustainable Innovation MBA won the inaugural competition.
How the Total Impact Portfolio Challenge Is Shaping Future Impact Investing Leaders
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