When Afnaan Moharram finishes her studies at the University of Pennsylvania in December, she wants to combine for-profit work with social change, and, if she can’t find a socially conscience business where she can do that, she wants to eventually start one. In her years at Penn, Moharram, from East Windsor, N.J., has worked on issues that she is passionate about while developing business skills that will serve her in her career.
“I strongly believe that businesses can and should help make the world a better place,” she says. “I’ve always known that I wanted to have an impactful career. I care about a variety of social issues, and I knew that I wanted to invest in at least one through my career.” More