Wharton Stories: Entrepreneurship

Sabrina Chann, W’23, C’23, and Julie Xu, WG’22, discuss what they learned about sustainability after interning at rePurpose Global.

Sustainability and Impact: Wharton Students Reflect on an Environmental Startup Internship

This year’s finalists tackled firefighter cancer, frontline medical devices, maternal nutrition, global healthcare access, and more.

4 Startup Challenge Finalists Share What Inspired Their Ventures

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

“Improv is a life tool that every student needs to empower them to become the leaders of tomorrow,” said Meera Menon, W’20, and Philip Chen, W’20, winners of the President’s Engagement Prize.

Empowering Philadelphia Youth with Improv Skills

Tanusri Balla, a senior in the M&T Program, shared how being a Wharton 101 TA and Co-Chair of Wharton Council enabled her to positively impact the freshman experience.

How This Undergrad Revamped the Club Recruitment Process for Wharton Freshmen

From donations to delivery services for at-risk populations, the Wharton community is joining in the fight against the pandemic.

How Wharton Students Are Supporting COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Rachel Prokupek’s deliciously unconventional baklava proved to be both a campus hit and a crash course in entrepreneurship.

The Business of Baking: One Student’s Take on an Old-School Treat

The Shark Tank star spoke candidly with students competing at Wharton’s first 24-hour IDEATHON 2020.

Daymond John on Focus, Fashion, and Finding the Right Mentor

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

“I used to not believe in core values — until we picked ones we believed in and operationalized them. They work if they’re real.”

How an Award-Winning Marketing Firm Fosters Work/Life Balance