Meet the Public Policy Initiative Student Group (PPI Student Group). Comprised of students from across Penn, members of PPI Student Group work on research teams to publish articles on policy issues at the intersection of economics, business, and public policy. Read their research on the Wonk Tank blog.
Saxon is a junior from Pueblo West, Colorado studying Business Economics and Public Policy in the Wharton School. He currently serves as the President of the Student Group. Saxon is passionate about a number of policy areas including international trade and United States’ foreign policy.
Vice President of MarketingW’21
Sam Goidell is a junior in Wharton from Davis, California, currently serving as Vice President of Marketing. He is interested in environmental policy, specifically in how it affects different stakeholders, from business interests to governments to private citizens.
Executive Vice PresidentC’21
Edward is the Executive Vice President for the Student Group. He is originally from Australia and has previously interned at Nestle and worked in the Australian Parliament.
Director of Health and Social ServicesSAS’21
- Health Care
- Affordable Care Act
Seetha is junior from Hinsdale, IL, studying Biological Basis of Behavior in the College of Arts and Sciences and minoring in Health Care Management in the Wharton School. She currently serves as the Director of Health and Social Services for the Student Group.
Director of Fiscal and Regulatory PolicyW’22
Elijah is a sophomore from Park City, Utah, studying Real Estate and Finance in the Wharton School and minoring in Chinese Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences. He serves as the Director of Fiscal and Regulatory Policy for the Student Group.
Director of Trade and Foreign PolicyW’22, SAS’22
Shaila is a sophomore from Richmond, VA, in the Wharton School studying Behavioral Economics and Hispanic Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences. She also leads the Trade and Foreign Policy team.
Vice President of Internal AffairsW’22
Tanvee is a sophomore from Buffalo Grove, IL, studying Business Economics, Public Policy, and Finance in the Wharton School. She serves as Vice President of Internal Affairs for the Student Group.
Director of Environmental PolicySAS’21
Sean is a junior from Morganville, New Jersey, studying Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, with a minor in Japanese, in the College of Arts and Sciences. He serves as Director of Environmental Policy for the Student Group, and is passionate about corporate average fuel economy, energy tax credits, and fracking regulations.
Vice President of FinanceW’22, SAS’22
Maria is a sophomore in the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business, studying Economics in the Wharton School and International Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences with a certificate in Portuguese. She also serves as the Vice President of Finance for the Student Group.
Innovation and Tech Policy
Fiscal and Regulatory Policy
Trade and Foreign Policy
Health and Social Services
There are currently no Health and Social Services Members