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“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
“How do we make sure that every graduate who leaves Wharton takes on that inclusivity as a core value with them as they move into the boardrooms of companies all across the country?”
Getting to Know Prism Fellow & Reality TV Star Dillon Patel
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
“I hope the fellowship encourages even more LGBTQ professionals to apply to Wharton and consider how they can give back to the LGBTQ community.”
Wharton’s First Prism Fellow Prepares to Join the MBA Community
Each year, Wharton Social Impact Initiative works with hundreds of students, supporting them in their quest to launch a high-impact career. Meet nine alumni making a difference through their careers in business and finance.
9 Alumni Changemakers Working in Social Impact
Matthew Caulfield, W’16, GW’20, transferred to Wharton in his sophomore year and stayed to pursue a PhD in Ethics and Legal Studies. His involvement in election tech research has made him a spokesperson at national conferences.
PhD Candidate Matthew Caulfield Became an Election Technology Expert — As an Undergrad
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
Learn about student programming, events, and other ways to get involved with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative for the spring 2019 semester.
6 Ways to Get Involved With Social Impact This Semester
Sam Brown, WG’20, is a WISE Fellow under Wharton Impact Venture Associates (WIVA). She shares her top three takeaways about impact investing as a result of her experience.
3 Impact Investing Lessons from the WIVA Project
All Penn and Wharton undergrads and grads can apply for the sought-after WISE Fellowship, a paid experiential learning opportunity in social impact consulting or research.
How to Gain Real-World Social Impact Experience While You’re Still a Student
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