Social Entrepreneurship Speaker Series
Our speaker series highlights leaders across sectors who are building exceptional businesses while being a force for social change.


Social Entrepreneurship Speaker Series: Katherine Sizov; Co-Founder of Strella
(Past Event) Apr. 6th 2023

Venture Lab held a session with Katherine SizovC'19, Co-Founder of Strella, to discuss how Strella's biosensor technology ensures fruit quality throughout every segment of the supply chain, and enables both clients and customers to deliver better products and reduce food waste.
April 12, 2023 05:22 PM
(Past Event) Apr. 5th 2023

Venture Lab held a session with Matt Stephenson, WG'11, CEO and Co-Founder of Code2College, where he discussed his journey as a non-profit founder supporting minority and low-income high school students in STEM undergraduate majors and careers.
March 15, 2023 01:52 PM
(Past Event) Feb. 16th 2023

Venture Lab held a discussion with Marty Rodgers, Senior Managing Director at Accenture and founder of Accenture's Nonprofit Practice, where he discussed social impact, intrapreneurship, and community engagement.
November 11, 2022 11:44 AM
(Past Event) Nov. 10th 2022

The Venture Lab team held a session with Dr. Zofia Wosinska, WG'14, Co-Founder of ESTAINE, to hear about how her venture is reimagining the colors and patterns of cells as fabrics and apparel that tell the story of cancer survivors.
November 11, 2022 12:12 PM
(Past Event) Nov. 8th 2022

The Venture Lab team held a session with Miranda Wang C'16, CEO & Founder of Novoloop, to hear about her journey as a social entrepreneur upcycling plastic waste into high-performing materials.
By  Jay Kan
, November 28, 2022 01:28 PM
(Past Event) Nov. 4th 2022

The Venture Lab team held a session with Christine Moseley, WG’11, Founder & CEO of Full Harvest to hear how her organization is mitigating food waste at the root level as a business marketplace for surplus & imperfect produce.

Social Entrepreneurship Speaker Series: Miranda Wang, C'16 | Co-Founder & CEO, Novoloop

Miranda’s dream is to build healthy organizations that make our world a better place. For the majority of her life, she has led, founded, and volunteered for community and entrepreneurial projects. Miranda graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was introduced to engineering entrepreneurship. Over the years, Miranda has channeled her love for creating and desire to do good into leading Novoloop through technology development, growth, and financing.
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This program delivers experiential learning that complements Wharton's existing social impact curriculum, providing hands-on opportunities for budding social entrepreneurs to build new ventures that change the world.
Lori Rosenkopf, Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship

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