Wharton Stories: Competitions

This year’s finalists tackled firefighter cancer, frontline medical devices, maternal nutrition, global healthcare access, and more.

4 Startup Challenge Finalists Share What Inspired Their Ventures

In a new competition, eight undergraduate finalist teams pitched their student wellness initiatives to Wharton School leadership. Erin Lomboy, W’21, shares her experience.

Improving Wellness at Wharton One Pitch at a Time

Vanessa Folkerts, WG’20 and Jason Chen, WG’21, won for their proposed e-commerce marketplace serving pharmacies in rural Kenya.

Wharton MBA Team Wins First Prize in Global Business Case Competition

In the Turner MIINT’s tenth annual competition, graduate student teams from around the globe presented their diligence in hopes to secure up to $100K in investments into high-impact ventures.

Profits and Purpose: Highlights From the 2021 Turner MIINT Competition

Zach Drapkin (W’22), Sarah Hu (W’23), Zach Bradlow (W’22), and Ryan Gross, PhD student, worked together to come up with an innovative way that the NFL can improve their defense using real player data.

The Best Defense is a Good Data Set: Wharton Students Named Finalists in the NFL Big Data Bowl

The Turner MIINT gives hundreds of business school students across the globe a hands-on education in impact investing.

How the Turner MIINT Program Trains Students to Think Like Impact Investors

Celebrating International Women’s Day: 2021

The 2021 New Venture Competition spotlighted a range of innovative student startups like Hairtelligence, co-founded by Isoken Igbinedion, WG’21.

Revolutionizing Hair Customization for Black Women

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