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A self-proclaimed “data nerd,” Ajjit Narayanan, C’19 worked on an urban analytics project through Wharton Social Impact’s WISE Fellowship throughout his time at Penn. Seeing tangible social impact outcomes, he decided to make the project the basis for his senior thesis and career.
Why I Decided to Turn My Urban Analytics Fellowship into a Thesis and Full-Time Job
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
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
An eye-opening internship in Bangalore took Stephanie Wu, W’20, through the history of women’s roles in Indian society, and to the forefront of how those roles are changing today.
What This Undergrad Learned During an Internship Empowering Women Supervisors in a Bangalore Garment Factory
Learn about student programming with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, with opportunities in impact investing, consulting, social entrepreneurship, research, community building, and more.
Welcome Back to Campus: 6 Social Impact Programs for Students
Last semester, four undergraduate Wharton Social Impact Initiative Fellows dove into WIRED, a first-of-its-kind impact investing database.
Social Impact Fellows Examine the Ins and Outs of Impact Investing
Members of the Turner Social Impact Society, an undergraduate club, met with impact investors, corporations, and foundations to learn about business and social impact.
Undergrads “Trek” for Business and Social Impact Through Turner Social Impact Society
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
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