July 2023 • Edition 23

Pedro Lichtinger, WG’78 July 2023 • Edition 23 Pedro Lichtinger, WG’78, builds his legacy by supporting The Wharton Fund; a new gift transforms healthcare entrepreneurship; and a novel partnership brings business education to the incarcerated. Leaving a Legacy at Wharton Iracilda Lichtinger, PAR'08, and Pedro Lichtinger, WG'78, PAR'08, rose to the Benjamin FranklinRead More

June 2023 • Edition 22

Dean Erika James (left) and Professor Adam Grant (right) regaled alumni with personal stories and insights from their research. June 2023 • Edition 22 This month’s edition highlights the significance of the Dr. Bruce I. Jacobs Scholars in Quantitative Finance program; the dynamism of Dean Erika James and Professor Adam Grant at the Wharton Impact Tour’s Philadelphia stop; and reflections by alumnae in celebration of this year’s newly graduatedRead More

May 2023 • Edition 21

Penn recently expanded financial aid for families making less than $75,000 per year. May 2023 • Edition 21 This month, join Wharton Impact in celebrating the commitment of Steven Silverstein, WG'85, to steering retail business to do good for society; the expansion of financial aid for Wharton undergraduates; and the MBA students who participated in an impact investing competition sponsored, in part, byRead More

April 2023 • Edition 20

Sam Lundquist, Chief Advancement Officer April 2023 • Edition 20 In this month’s Wharton Impact, Chief Advancement Officer Sam Lundquist discusses the state of the School for students and alumni; budding entrepreneurs cook up new ideas in Tangen Hall; and Alice Yin Hung, C’90, W’90, invests in Wharton’s future. In Conversation: Wharton Chief Advancement OfficerRead More

March 2023 • Edition 19

Alma Ledig, ED’1926, WG’1931, made history as Wharton's first female MBA graduate. March 2023 • Edition 19 In recognition of Women’s History Month, this edition of Wharton Impact highlights a history-making female graduate; profiles a tech innovator’s efforts to empower future leaders through a new MBA fellowship; and examines how women in data science are moving away from being underrepresented to thrivingRead More

February 2023 • Edition 18

Dean Erika James, in red, with WMYC Co-chairs Heather Jones, Erika Lawrence, Sierra Martin, and Elon Cornelius, WG'23, at left; and board members Larry Bailey, WG'76, and Lana Woods, WG'90, at right February 2023 • Edition 18 Wharton Impact is honoring Black History Month in this edition with three stories from the latest Whitney M. Young, Jr. Memorial Conference. Learn how to grow your legacy from alumni honoree David R. Jones, WG’93; read how the conference celebrates the importance of Black leadership;Read More

January 2023 • Edition 17

Dean Erika H. James is on the road with the Wharton Impact Tour. January 2023 • Edition 17 Start the new year by joining the Wharton Global Clubs Network! Learn how these clubs help not just create networking opportunities for alumni but also generate impact; read how women students are benefiting from McNulty Women's Roundtables; and see where on the road the WhartonRead More

Brothers in Arms and Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs Chase Hobby, WG'20, and Evan Seale, WG'20. Entrepreneurs Chase Hobby, WG'20, and Evan Seale, WG'20. Brothers in Arms and Entrepreneurship WHO THEY ARE: Chase Hobby, WG’20, and Evan Seale, WG’20, armed forces veterans who agree that their time in the military played a pivotal role in their desire to pursue entrepreneurship at Wharton. WHAT’S THEIR STORY: HobbyRead More

December 2022 – Edition 16

December 2022 • Edition 16 In this month’s edition, read about the School’s new equity and opportunity coalition; learn about the continued importance of human decision-making in the field of people analytics; and hear from Wharton undergraduate students who are recipients of life-changing scholarships. Wharton CEO: A Sustained Effort forRead More

November 2022 – Edition 15

November 2022 • Edition 15 In this month’s special edition honoring Veterans Day learn about Medal of Honor recipient and Wharton Executive MBA graduate Edward Byers Jr., WG’21; hear how combat veteran Ben Crovella, WG’15, engages with Wharton veterans; and find out how Wharton supports veterans from their time asRead More