Wharton Stories: Nontraditional

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

Initially interested in making a career change to VC, Dr. Shaun Honig, WG’17, took advantage of EMBA’s Executive Career Coaching and came up with a better plan that would utilize his years of medical experience and business education.

Three Career Management Resources This EMBA Student Used to Accelerate His Career

Director of Avian Medicine and Pathology at Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Sherrill Davison, WG’04, combines the business knowledge she gained at Wharton with her veterinary education to help prevent and manage outbreaks of poultry illnesses like avian flu.

How This Penn Vet Professor is Using Her Business Knowledge to Help Contain Avian Flu

Wharton Social Impact Initiative takes an approach to social impact that’s distinctly Wharton. Our focus: building the evidence base for social impact with research, and growing the talent pipeline for future social impact leaders.

5 Ways to Get Involved in Social Impact This Semester

“We only have a year left,” says Antonia Singleton, WG’18. “Either you’re going to grow the relationships you’ve made or you’re going to try get to know more people. I want to create a platform for people to do that — bring their own story.”

How Sharing Her Story Helped This Student Grow the Wharton Community and Herself

How Jonathan Wood, WG’18, M’18, gained greater willingness to take risks to achieve social change through his work with the Lipman Family Prize.

MD/MBA Student Gains ‘Dual Payoff’ of Inspiration and Knowledge as Lipman Fellow

How Bhargavi Ammu, C’13, draws on the skills and multidisciplinary perspective she honed during her time as a Lipman Prize Fellow in her current role at the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Lipman Prize Fellowship Fosters The Next Generation of Social Impact Leaders

My dream was (and is!) to determine how businesses can be a force of social good — to not only maximize value for shareholders, but for the broader community and world.

5 Ways to Get Involved with Social Impact at Wharton

Clients need legal advice that is informed by an understanding of business. It’s important to give advice based on the law, but to be effective, it is also necessary to help clients identify ways to quantify and mitigate risk.

From Attorney to Judge: Business Knowledge Enhances EMBA Alum’s Perspective in the Courtroom

We realized there was no turning back. We had to do this.

How an MBA Graduate Founded a New Club at Wharton and Found a New Home in Philly