Wharton Stories: Public Sector/Nonprofit

“We have a read to admit philosophy, which means that in every application we are looking for reasons to admit you and not reasons to deny you. We are looking for your best day and not your worst.” – Blair Mannix, Director of Admissions

Application Tips from the MBA Admissions Committee

Brittney Govan, WG’21, and Itunu Dacosta, WG’22, and chat about being recognized for their meaningful leadership in the Black community at Wharton and beyond.

A Conversation Between Whitney M. Young Memorial Fellowship Scholars

Jay Bishen, WG’22, reflects on his internship at the Development Finance Corporation, a U.S. government agency.

Investing in Emerging Markets One Social Enterprise at a Time

Looking at Jason Fan’s accolades — student-athlete, future real estate analyst — you wouldn’t know those weren’t predetermined paths.

Through Trial and Error, This Wharton Undergraduate Found His Own Path

The Lipman Family Prize rewards both nonprofits and Wharton students committed to making the world a better place.

A Decade of Doing Good: The Lipman Family Prize Celebrates 10 Years

“It’s not a short-term thing. This ripple effect of the economic and health crisis that we’re in right now will last for some time.”

Former Philadelphia Mayor Nutter Reflects on the ‘Ripple Effects’ of COVID-19

Trené Hawkins, WG’20, program officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, credits learning teams and the supportive environment for her success in the EMBA program.

Nonprofit Officer Talks about the Importance of Learning Teams and Diversity at Wharton

Wharton experts weigh in on the global economy, online teaching, remote work, and flattening the curve of COVID-19 impact.

Faculty Insights: How to Lead and Work Through a Pandemic

Daniel Wu, WG’20, and Ada Zhang, WG’21, are leading volunteer efforts across the Wharton community to collect medical supplies for their home country of China.

How Wharton EMBA Students Are Making a Difference in the Coronavirus Outbreak

“Very few people get the opportunity each year to invest in a Wharton MBA and, if you get that chance, you should take it. Education offers by far the best return on any type of investment,” said Michael Greer, WG’21, executive director of the Oregon Ballet Theatre.

Why This Former Professional Ballet Dancer Came to Wharton’s EMBA Program