Wharton Stories

Measuring impact is tricky. Wharton Social Impact’s Head of Research Maoz (Michael) Brown and Doctoral Fellow Lauren Kaufmann discuss key findings from their forthcoming research on how investors assess impact for social and environmental change.

Research Spotlight: How Impact Investors Measure Impact

Sophia Chang, W’24, C’24, reflects on her internship with the Penn Medicine – Wharton Fund for Health and how this experience can make a meaningful impact in Philadelphia.

What I Learned About Impact Investing for the Social Determinants of Health

Through a digital book group, Rajiv Srinivasan, WG’20, shares his passion for reading and addresses important issues like racism.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Helped this Alumnus Align His Personal and Professional Missions

Graduates say the keys to successful standardized test scores are planning ahead and forming a study strategy.

How These Alumni Prepared for the GMAT, GRE, and EA

Learn about student programs and other ways to get involved with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative in the 2021–22 academic year.

9 Ways Students Can Get Involved with Social Impact This Year

With a historic balance of women in the MBA Class of 2023, Wharton examines its path to this milestone and efforts to build on progress made in the classroom and the workforce.

The Future Can Be Female

Sulianet Ortiz Torres, WG’21, shared her diversity journey and the impact Wharton is making on her career.

What’s It Like to be a Latinx Student in Wharton’s EMBA Program?

Arthur van Benthem, associate professor of business economics and public policy at Wharton, discusses key findings from his research on vehicle air pollution and emissions standards.

Research Spotlight: Prof. Arthur van Benthem on New Cars, Old Cars, and Air Pollution Today

Daniel Wu, WG’20, highlights the importance of showing how you will add value to the organization, setting expectations, and being appreciative for partial funding.

How this Alumnus Asked His Company for Financial Sponsorship

Sushma Taranal, WG’20, said, “This education opens doors internationally, and I have the knowledge, network, and confidence to be a leader anywhere.”

Why Wharton’s EMBA Program Was Worth the Commute from Denmark to Philadelphia