Wharton Stories

Medical student Medha Sharma joined the Fund for Health to support Penn’s investment in the social determinants of health. She shares her methodology for finding and investing in companies that make a difference.

How I Found That Deal: Impact Investing in the Social Determinants of Health

Sophomore Pablo Marin is maintaining his Mexican roots while exploring all of Penn.

An International Student’s Perspective on Wharton and Penn

“I could have gone to another school to get promoted at my current job, but I came to Wharton to change medicine,” said Dr. Dan Sciubba, WG’21.

Why this Neurosurgeon Came to Wharton’s EMBA Program

Business is not a common major for pre-law students, but Nick Hamilton, W’23, picked Wharton to prepare him for law school.

This Philly Native Chose Business School and a BS in Economics to Pursue Pre-Law

Mercedee Renz Hutton, WG21, said the EMBA program gave her the knowledge and confidence needed to drive change. It also gave her the opportunity to interview Sundar Pichai, WG’02, CEO of Google and Alphabet, at graduation.

How Wharton is Adding Value for this ESG Executive

A team of students in the Analytics Accelerator were tasked with helping Zillow find new business opportunities in “dreamers,” or site visitors who window shop without ever clicking through to buy or rent.

Finding Business Opportunities in Zillow’s “Dreamers”

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

Holly Logue, WG’20, became general counsel at a startup within six months of starting Wharton’s EMBA program.

How an MBA is Helping this Attorney Achieve Her Career Goals