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Caroline Culmo, W’24, C’24 discusses how her impact investing experience at the Fund for Health helped her learn about the private sector’s role in reimagining health equity.
How Working With the Fund for Health Reshaped My Understanding of Health Equity
Meet Ileri Akinnola, one of two recipients of Wharton’s inaugural Applied Neuroscience and Business Analytics Summer Undergraduate Internship for Underrepresented Students.
How Wharton Is Growing Diversity in Neuroscience
In lieu of its in-country immersion program, which was canceled because of the pandemic, the Lauder Institute incorporated community engagement projects that connected students with communities in Philadelphia and beyond.
Lauder Students Put Language Skills Into Practice
Sophia Chang, W’24, C’24, reflects on her internship with the Penn Medicine – Wharton Fund for Health and how this experience can make a meaningful impact in Philadelphia.
What I Learned About Impact Investing for the Social Determinants of Health
Supply chains today are more globalized than ever. Wharton Impact Venture Associates (WIVA) students discuss an impact investing deal for a startup that helps consumers support fair trade and sustainable practices.
Blockchain for Good(s): Creating More Visibility in Global Supply Chains
Pooja Bansal, WG’20, came to Wharton looking for a career in Silicon Valley, but ended up finding the “perfect opportunity” at a classmate’s veteran-based mortgage firm.
How Wharton’s EMBA Career Resources Helped this Alumna Pivot from IT to HR
Learn about virtual student programming and other ways to get involved with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative.
9 Ways for Students to Get Involved with Social Impact This Year
NHL media strategist Louis Gilbert, G’19, WG’19, is developing a local fanbase for hockey in China, where the sport is growing in popularity.
Growing Hockey in China from the Ground Up
Dr. Aman Bhullar, WG’14, came to Wharton as a physician. Today, he is also an entrepreneur, angel investor, filmmaker, actor, and philanthropist.
How Wharton’s EMBA Program Transformed this Doctor’s Career
“This level of education changes the way you think about the world. It doesn’t just have career implications, it has life implications,” said Cory Halbardier, WG’19.
Why this Sales and Operations Executive Says Wharton’s EMBA Program is Worth It
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