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

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

October 2022 – Edition 14

Wharton's Stevens Center for Innovation in Finance Leads Development of Penn’s First NFT October 2022 • Edition 14 In this edition, read about Dean Erika James’s vision for Wharton; learn about a new initiative to improve the management of chronic kidney disease; and find out how Penn Medicine memorialized its scientific breakthroughs addressing COVID-19. Acknowledging Hope, Optimism, and Opportunity Dean Erika James's fallRead More

September 2022 – Edition 13

Photo of 2001 Wharton MBA Alumni" September 2022 • Edition 13 In this month’s edition, read about Wharton’s success today and its trajectory for the future; learn about a new mentoring program for burgeoning entrepreneurs; and find out how the Prism Fellowship is delivering on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Wharton’s Success Story Is Onward — andRead More

August 2022 – Edition 12

Wharton Impact Tour logo August 2022 • Edition 12 In this month’s edition learn how The Wharton Fund had a milestone financial year raising unrestricted funds for the School, and read the Q&A from the Wharton Impact Tour London stop with Dean Erika James and Professor Vit Henisz discussing the topic of ESG (environmental,Read More

July 2022 – Edition 11

Azline Nelson, WG'22 July 2022 • Edition 11 In this month’s edition, learn about the value of being an Alumni Fellow; join Wharton on the road and find out where the Impact Tour is stopping next; and have some summer fun with the Global Clubs Network. Building a Philosophy of Philanthropy Azline Nelson,Read More

June 2022 – Edition 10

Meet Us At $1 Million Banner June 2022 • Edition 10 In this edition, read about an alumna’s inspired re-engagement with the School; learn how the recent MBA Reunion Weekend numbers stacked up; and explore a wide-ranging gift that will benefit Wharton and Penn for years to come. It Pays to Be in the Know MarilynRead More