Wharton Stories: Community Service/Philanthropy

Justin Tuck, WG’18, entreated students to participate in the Wharton-founded One for the World movement by pledging 1% of their post-MBA salaries to philanthropy.

MBA, Philanthropist, and Former NFL Player Asks MBAs to Pledge ‘One for the World’

“We’re just so grateful to Penn for allowing us to have this opportunity. It’s amazing that they offer students the ability to positively impact the community on such a large level, and really pursue their dreams.”

Three Wharton Seniors Win the 2018 President’s Engagement Prize for Their Furniture Nonprofit

From desserts and Halal food to rock climbing and 3D printing, Wharton students pursue personal interests supported by a collaboration between Wharton Wellness and the Undergraduate Advisory Board.

Not All Business: How Passion Projects Help Wharton Undergrads Pursue Non-academic Interests

“When I came to college, I knew that I was incredibly lucky to have the opportunity to study here, and I always felt the responsibility to give back to others.”

Social Impact, Swimming, and Business: How This Wharton Senior Juggles Her Eclectic Passions

WSII Fellow, Jonathan Wood, shares four lessons for urban planners based on his research with Wharton Statistics professors.

How to Use Big Data to Make Cities Safer

Social entrepreneur Peter Wang Hjemdahl, W’19, tells what he learned as a Hult Prize regional finalist with rePurpose.

6 Lessons Learned From a Wharton Undergrad’s Social Entrepreneurial Journey

Huntsman Program student Jonathan Lahdo, C’20, W’20, grew up in Dubai, UAE, to Syrian and Lebanese parents. At Wharton and Penn, he’s not only gaining the business and language skills to make a difference after graduation, but he’s also involved in student and community organizations to make a difference now.

How an Undergrad Club Is Empowering Refugees in the Philadelphia Community and in the World at Large

When George Dutile, WG’17, wanted to transition from the military, he and his wife worried about taking a risk on an MBA. They went “all in” at Wharton, and the whole family benefited.

Why This Vet Brought His Family to Wharton and Why It Was the Best Thing He Ever Did

“My classmates continue to amaze me. They prove that however busy you are, you can still give back. All it takes is some planning and organization.”

How This Technologist is Rallying Classmates to Give Back to Local Communities

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