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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 Analytics Accelerator Summit offers students across the University a chance to team up with others to build models for real companies to solve business problems.

Wharton Analytics Accelerator Summit Gives Students an Opportunity to Apply Classroom Knowledge to Real Business Problems

EMBA classmates Bianca Gonzalez, NU’08, WG’19, and Janak Agarwal, WG’19, pooled their experience and their resources and launched a venture to combat inefficiencies in the health care system.

Three Resources These Student Entrepreneurs Used to Accelerate Their Health Care Startup

The second year of the Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship Startup Challenge, a 2.0 version of the Wharton Business Plan Competition, brings together Penn entrepreneurs and alumni investors to help student startups break through.

What You Can Expect at the Penn Wharton Startup Showcase

By graduation, we had nailed it. We had a complete road map of the product and user experience. We had everything down from pricing to unit economics.

How a San Francisco Alumnus Launched and Sold a Mobile Marketplace App

“My role is as an executive coach to work with students interested in pursuing entrepreneurial activities. I’ve been through the spectrum of entrepreneurship and can help students identify their goals and plan their next steps.”

Executive-in-Residence Provides Entrepreneurship Support in Philadelphia

“The EMBA program has given us a very unique opportunity to apply what we’ve learned during the past two years to make a difference in the development of Africa, starting with real estate.”

African Real Estate Development Venture Makes Big Impact in Cameroon

“The time management skills you already have as a working mom put you way ahead of the pack. You already know how to juggle and get things done. So don’t be afraid of applying. You can do this.”

The Advantage of Being a Mom in Wharton’s EMBA Program

With a background in entertainment business development I never thought I’d be an entrepreneur, but since I arrived at Wharton the desire to stretch myself and see what I can achieve has grown ever stronger.

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