Wharton Stories: Students

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

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

Félix founders Bernardo Garcia, WG’21, and Manuel Godoy, WG’21, cite trust as an integral factor for drawing in consumers for their “cross-border” platform.

AI for Business Invests in Wharton Startup, Félix

Senior Fellows Patrizio Cernetti, WG’16, and Jon Soberg, WG’09, mentor students working on real-world data projects.

How Wharton Customer Analytics Connects Alumni, Students, and Companies

“How do we make sure that every graduate who leaves Wharton takes on that inclusivity as a core value with them as they move into the boardrooms of companies all across the country?”

Getting to Know Prism Fellow & Reality TV Star Dillon Patel

An MBA and undergraduate student team analyzed data from FOX Entertainment to help inform data-driven promotion strategies for marketing their TV shows.

Keeping Viewers Glued to Their Seats at the 2021 Analytics Accelerator

TIPC gives students skills and experience in designing investment portfolios that maximize impact. A team from Bard won the 2021 competition.

Investing in Change at the 2021 Total Impact Portfolio Challenge

“If we could just have a candid conversation with our Dean about what she believes in, what would we want to hear from her?”

Students Chat With the Dean About Diversity at Wharton

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