Wharton Stories

Learn about student programming, events, and other ways to get involved with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative for the Spring 2021 semester.

Students, Get Involved With Social Impact This Semester

Scientist, founder, and business strategist Zofia Wosinska, WG’14, seeks to inspire more women in science to get MBAs.

Wharton Alumna Shares Five Tips for Women Considering an EMBA Program

Mary Kroening, WG’22, says the keys to preparing for the GMAT are consistency, self-discipline, and knowing what to expect.

How Strategy and Time Management Can Help Improve Your GMAT Score

If you’re a first-year MBA student at Wharton and you’re launching or leading a social venture, learn how the Jacobs Impact Entrepreneur Prize can help power your startup.

Two Crucial Things Student Social Entrepreneurs Need — and How to Get Them

“One of the things I love most about entertainment is when there’s a problem, you can figure it out, make something, or get around it.”

Media & Entertainment Industry Alums Share Creative Solutions to COVID Disruption

Joanna Gorin, WG’20, credits Wharton with helping her pivot to a business leadership role at ETS “to bring the best of science to customers around the world who are in need of effective solutions.”

How Wharton’s EMBA Program is Helping this Alumna Make a Greater Global Impact

David Lawrence, WG’21, Divya Balaji Kamerkar, WG’21, and Alan Wang, WG’21 discuss their social ventures, and how the Jacobs Impact Entrepreneur Prize helped power their startups.

Launching Social Enterprises: How the Jacobs Prize Supported These Wharton MBAs

Raj Bharti, WG’15, is using his Wharton knowledge and network to grow his Seattle venture, Lastmile Leaders, a delivery service partner business with Amazon.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program is Helping this Alumnus Scale a Logistics Business with Amazon

“If she’s going to be on Zoom every day, she needs lots of outfits and she needs lots of jewelry that’s affordable. So we’ve seen that product shift.”

Rebecca Minkoff: Tailoring to Customers During a Pandemic

Hicham Zahr, WG’16, credits the knowledge, confidence, and friends he gained at Wharton with helping him achieve his career goal of becoming a strategy leader.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Helped this Computer Scientist Transition to Consulting