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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
“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
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
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
Five MBA students talk about their Pre-Term experience, exploring Philly, and what they’re looking forward to this fall.
Wharton Welcomes the MBA Class of 2023
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
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
“I could have felt isolated but my classmates kept me grounded and made me realize that I wasn’t alone in my experience.”
How My Support Network Helped Me Maximize My Virtual Internship
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