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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
The Successful Transition and Empowerment Program’s emphasis on fostering connection and building four-year community helps it stand out from other pre-orientation programs.
3 Ways Wharton’s STEP Pre-Orientation Program Impacts Undergraduates After Freshman Year
From augmented reality to agriculture, these five Penn grads in the new Moelis Advance Access Program are taking risks their business passions before returning to Wharton for their MBAs.
Inaugural Moelis Fellows Share Why They Will Be Returning to Wharton for Their MBAs
Charlotte de Vaulx, W’19, C’19, tells how a Passion Project grant allowed her to explore the world of 3D Printing while pursuing dual degrees with Wharton and the College.
How This Wharton Undergraduate Is Pursuing the Business, Artistic, and Sustainable Dimensions of 3D Printing
Christian Butts, W’18, explains how he balanced his interests inside and outside the classroom with a variety of work experiences and research opportunities at Penn.
Do What You Enjoy: Recent Wharton Graduate Shares What Kept Him Grounded
From desserts and Halal food to rock climbing and 3D printing, Wharton students pursue personal interests supported by a collaboration between Wharton Wellness and the Undergraduate Advisory Board.
Not All Business: How Passion Projects Help Wharton Undergrads Pursue Non-academic Interests
Transferring to Penn in his sophomore year, Will Welland, W’19, quickly found a community in the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative Student Group. Now entering his final year, he’s excited to lead the group as president.
How This Wharton Undergrad is Rallying the Next Generation of Public Policy Trailblazers
Competing against 11 of the strongest undergraduate case competition winners across the globe, a team of four Wharton seniors came out on top at the 2018 Champions Trophy Case Competition in Auckland, New Zealand.
How These Wharton Undergrads Won the “World Championship” of Case Competitions
Social entrepreneur Peter Wang Hjemdahl, W’19, tells what he learned as a Hult Prize regional finalist with rePurpose.
6 Lessons Learned From a Wharton Undergrad’s Social Entrepreneurial Journey
Julianne Goodman tells how a Passion Project grant is helping her develop her own ice cream menu — and why Wharton tastes like spicy espresso chocolate.
How This Wharton Undergraduate Is Pursuing Her Passion for Homemade Ice Cream
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