Wharton Stories: The Wharton School

Looking at Jason Fan’s accolades — student-athlete, future real estate analyst — you wouldn’t know those weren’t predetermined paths.

Through Trial and Error, This Wharton Undergraduate Found His Own Path

In Wharton Social Impact’s Dollars and Change podcast, Vice Dean Katherine Klein talks with leaders and researchers about the power of business and finance to drive positive societal and environmental change.

2021 Year in Review: Dollars and Change Podcast

The field of gender lens investing is growing. A new report by Wharton Social Impact and Catalyst at Large analyzes data from over 200 funds and shares key numbers and trends.

New Gender Lens Investing Research: Insights from Project Sage 4.0

Lindsey Cameron, assistant professor of management at Wharton, discusses key findings from her research on how drivers in the gig economy create “workplace games” to find control and meaning in their work.

Research Spotlight: Prof. Lindsey Cameron on Drivers in the Gig Economy

Meet Ileri Akinnola, one of two recipients of Wharton’s inaugural Applied Neuroscience and Business Analytics Summer Undergraduate Internship for Underrepresented Students.

How Wharton Is Growing Diversity in Neuroscience

“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

The Penn Women’s Basketball junior is one of the first student athletes to take advantage of a new NIL policy allowing students to profit off of their personal brand.

Kayla Padilla Takes Her Shot

Author Alexandra Brodsky visited campus to speak with students about the need for well-designed institutional systems in response to sexual assault and harassment.

Student Group Talks with Author About Sexual Assault and Harassment

Aman Goyal, associate director of undergraduate student life, writes about creating a more inclusive work environment through the Wharton Intergroup Dialogue & Inclusion Team (WIDIT).

Leading Conversations on Diversity & Inclusion with Wharton Staff

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