EMBA Stories: Social Impact

“What we were finding was that we were onto something big and something different, something that wasn’t just confined to my community, Tarkwa Breman, alone.”

How This Penn Alum Is Revitalizing Education and Healthcare Through Cocoa Farms in Ghana

Mark Spector, WG’15, uses knowledge and tools from Wharton to negotiate real estate deals and lead development projects for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Impacted this Graduate’s Career at the Intersection of Real Estate and Government

Learn about student programming, events, and other ways to get involved with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative for the spring 2019 semester.

6 Ways to Get Involved With Social Impact This Semester

The Wharton Social Impact Initiative announces the 2018 recipients of the John M. Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund for Public Service.

Meet the 2018 Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Recipients

These EMBA grads are using Wharton skills to transform social impact organizations, and the Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund makes it possible.

How a Loan Forgiveness Fund Is Helping These EMBA Grads Sustain Social Impact Careers

Wharton San Francisco student Kali Bhandari, WG’18, has found plenty of ways to advance her interest in social impact and to bond with her EMBA classmates.

How to Give Back to the Community and Make Connections in Wharton’s EMBA Program

“My main inspiration lies in creating movements. I want to use the power and influence of film to make a meaningful difference, and change the way people think and interact.”

Wharton San Francisco EMBA Student and Producer Promotes Social Activism Through Advertising

How a San Francisco EMBA Student’s Nonprofit Work Is Expanding Access to College Education

“I think even with digital convenience, nothing can take the place of face-to-face interaction with your professor and peers, being able to debate the issues, and ask questions in real time.”

Nonprofit Executive Followed Her Instincts and Her Own Path to Wharton San Francisco

This is the kind of place where you think you’re coming for the education, but you leave with family. I realized early on that our true measure as people is what we can give and with whom we can share.

Student Builds Friendships and Expands Career at Wharton San Francisco