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Leading economist and Wharton Prof. Olivia S. Mitchell discusses key findings from her new research on financial well-being among Black and Hispanic women.
Social Impact Faculty Spotlight: Professor Olivia S. Mitchell and Financial Well-Being
Through a series of conversations on the Dollars and Change podcast, Vice Dean Katherine Klein explores the topics of racial equity in investing and diversity in the workplace with leaders in the field.
Diversity and Racial Equity in Investing: Conversations with Industry Leaders and Researchers
The recently launched Impact Finance Database (IFD) is a collaboration of the Wharton School, Harvard Business School, and Chicago Booth.
Here’s Why Three Top Business Schools Are Partnering in Impact Investing Research
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
“It is often said that actions speak louder than words. But in law, words can speak louder than actions.” Wharton Social Impact WISE Fellow Edward Grigg, LLM candidate at Penn Law, reflects on the importance of legal documents in the field of impact investing.
Mission Impactful: Using a Legal Skillset to Research Impact Investing
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
Bioengineering PhD student Ana Peredo spent much of her academic career researching regeneration in the human body. Through WIVA (Wharton Social Impact’s impact investing program), she sought out companies that applied this concept towards addressing the climate crisis.
Why This Bioengineering PhD Student Pursued Impact Investing
Environmental advocate Brandon Nguyen, W’21, C’21, reflects on a trip to Tromsø, Norway earlier this year. He was the only undergraduate student from North America to present his research at the Arctic Frontiers Student Forum.
The Intersection of Advocacy and Academia: How Wharton Took Me to the Arctic
A new gender lens investing report by Wharton Social Impact’s Sandi Hunt and Catalyst at Large’s Suzanne Biegel, W’84, shows key findings on the current state of the field.
Project Sage 3.0: Key Insights from the Latest Gender Lens Investing Report
“There’s this feeling that entrepreneurs are born and not made. And that is, by and large, completely incorrect.”
7 Research-Based Principles All Young Entrepreneurs Should Follow
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