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Managing Director

Sherryl Kuhlman
Wharton Social Impact Initiative
Managing Director
Sherryl leads the Social Impact Initiative at the Wharton School of Business. Drawing on "business strategies for a better world," Sherryl is strengthening the impact investing ecosystem, focusing specifically on impact assessment and innovative finance. Kuhlman's approach has been shaped by her blend of nonprofit and academic experience.

With more than 10 years of involvement in social impact management, partnership development, outcomes measurement and strategy, she has successfully focused and grown the reach and influence of the Wharton School's efforts in this field. Sherryl has served on committees evaluating high impact social enterprises and entrepreneurs, including the Classy Awards, Echoing Green, the Forbes Change the World competition, and the Milken-Penn GSE Business Plan Competition. She joined the Wharton Social Impact Initiative in October 2010, and earned her M.B.A. from the Wharton School after having been a Professor of Ethics at Franklin & Marshall College.