Through a Pipeline for Promise, Abdul-Hakim Muhammad As-Salafee has traveled a non-traditional path from working in the Philadelphia Prison System to Penn's College of Liberal and Professional Studies.
As summer associates with the Center for High Impact Philanthropy, Lisa Shmulyan, Bobby Lundquist and Amber Hu are using data, research and social media to help donors make the greatest difference in the lives of others.
Erica Zaveloff and Jerri Bourjolly from the School of Social Policy & Practice traveled to Botswana to explore potential areas of collaboration, based on the nation's most pressing social policy issues.
During her summer internship, Shruti Bhat, a student in the International Educational Development Program, is along the northeastern border of Afghanistan, establishing a new early childhood education curriculum.
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Penn in the news
Matthew Bidwell of the Wharton School comments on Amazon turning to less crowded tech scenes such as Philadelphia to hire employees.
Marshall Meyer of the Wharton School is quoted about the Chinese stock market.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on autonomous weapons.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is cited for his book, Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success.
Brian Rosenwald of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about comedian John Oliver’s influence on politics and public policy.