Leah Davidson

Management, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2016

aLeah Davidson is a senior at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, who loves a challenge. She has completed internships in finance, consulting, marketing analytics, and market research. She has represented North America in leadership positions at the World Economic Forum in China, the UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development in Japan, and the World Business Dialogue in Germany. Upon returning from an expedition to Antarctica, she published a book, delivered over 50 presentations, and founded a campaign called Act for Antarctica, which resulted in international recognition and 1000+ conservation acts submitted from across five continents. She also raised over $50,000 to develop a microenterprise program, which has launched 15+ businesses in rural Peru. Leah is also the founder of various institutional initiatives, such as the Wharton Work/Life Integration Project Student Advisory Board and the Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities. As a Wharton Research Scholar, Leah wrote her senior thesis on healthcare innovation in India and researched incubator and accelerator programs in emerging markets for the Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies. She is passionate about global innovation and social impact.