Wharton Stories: Competitions

Learn about virtual student programming and other ways to get involved with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative.

9 Ways for Students to Get Involved with Social Impact This Year

Tulika Garg, WG’21, and Wenshan Wang, WG’ 22 — who each received a $15,000 scholarship and one-on-one mentorships — talk about the value of supporting women in top MBA programs.

Meet the Wharton EMBA Recipients of the Financial Women of San Francisco Awards

TIPC gives students skills and experience in designing investment portfolios that maximize impact. A team from Fordham University won the 2020 competition.

Classroom Theory in Practice: Insights From the 2020 Total Impact Portfolio Challenge

The winner of the 2020 Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship Startup Challenge is a timely telehealth platform for pet parents founded by Felicity Johnson, WG’20.

MBA Startup ‘My Virtual Veterinarian’ Delivers Remote Pet Care

In the MIINT’s ninth annual (and first virtual) competition, MBA student teams from around the globe presented their pitches in hopes to secure up to $50K in impact investments for high-impact ventures.

The 2020 MIINT Competition Goes Virtual

The 24-hour competition pushed students of all backgrounds to practice teamwork, experimentation, and forward thinking as they brainstormed brand solutions for Ralph Lauren.

Creating Space for Creativity: Wharton’s IDEATHON 2020

Four student teams wow’d the judges at the 2020 Y-Prize competition and took home prize money to invest in their ideas about how to repair and harvest energy from metal.

Bright Idea: An Eco-Friendly, Affordable Lighting Solution Wins the 2020 Y-Prize

The Shark Tank star spoke candidly with students competing at Wharton’s first 24-hour IDEATHON 2020.

Daymond John on Focus, Fashion, and Finding the Right Mentor

Learn about student programming, events, and other ways to get involved with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative for the Spring 2020 semester.

7 Ways for Students to Get Involved With Social Impact This Semester

At October’s SOCAP Conference in San Francisco, a panel discussed MBA demand for impact investing education and training programs like the MIINT (MBA Impact Investing Network and Training).

Learning by Doing Is the Future of Impact Investing Education