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Sustainable Orthopaedic Care in Tanzania

Sustainable Orthopaedic Care in Tanzania

A team of Wharton first-years from MBA student group Wharton Global Health Volunteers traveled to Tanzania over winter break. Team members included Matthew Gorski, Christy Hong, Lisa Kapp, Michele Rudolph, Erica Swanson, and Eric Walter. We worked on the business plan for a proposed Orthopaedic Centre of Excellence at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) in

Remembering Benji After Social Impact Week

In November 2016, we lost an incredibly great friend in Benji Schuttler. Since that time, we have supported each other, provided avenues for our peers to express sorrow and process together.  Many of us knew about Benji’s passion for social impact, whether it was through the Wharton Social Impact Club, the Harvard Kennedy School program, the Boston

How to give like an investor

Charitable giving is no easy thing. There are over 1 million nonprofits in the United States alone, and it is difficult for philanthropists to assess which ones are most deserving of donations. While Wharton students and alumni typically spend countless hours optimizing their investment strategies, they often make decisions around charitable donations with less perfect