Wharton Stories: Philadelphia

Jess Stokes, WG’21, and Wei Wei, a student in the Graduate School of Education, worked on a WISE Fellowship project with the Philadelphia Zoo to grow their student science program — and expand their impact.

Saving the Planet Through Education With the Philadelphia Zoo

“Sustainable investment may be the safest bet we have because one thing we know is that climate change is happening. You can have different philosophies about where or why, but it is in fact happening.”

Why Sustainable Investing is a Safe Bet

Kristin Kearney, WG’20, Yinan Yu, WG’20, and Min Haeberle, WG’20, say the keys to juggling school, work, and a newborn are planning, prioritization, and communication.

Having a Baby in Business School

Federico Mele, WG’20, received the Jacobs Impact Entrepreneur Prize last year. He reflects on how the opportunity allowed him to scale his organization and build a powerful network all over the world.

The Global Network That’s Helping Me Scale My Nonprofit

What are students interested in when it comes to human capital and how can we better teach it at Wharton?

Teaching the Future of Work

As we look ahead to 2020, Americans are likely to continue to see economic growth, at a slow and steady rate. Jeremy Siegel provides more context to what’s ahead for the markets.

Jeremy Siegel Forecasts the 2020 Economic Outlook

Learn about student programming, events, and other ways to get involved with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative for the Spring 2020 semester.

7 Ways for Students to Get Involved With Social Impact This Semester

Without support, it can be scary to take risks in your life and career. For Kiersa Sanders, finding a community at Wharton made all the difference.

Kiersa Sanders: Beating the Odds and Finding Community

“While we need experience to learn, it is mostly interfering with the learning process,” said Annie Duke, author and retired professional poker player.

How to Learn from Wins and Losses — and Other Lessons from Poker

At this year’s MARC Conference, undergrads heard from Wharton alum and Christian Lacroix CEO Nicolas Topiol on how he helped revive the luxury fashion house post-bankruptcy.

4 Brand Strategies That Put Christian Lacroix Back on the Runway