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Bridges To Wealth

Welcome to Bridges To Wealth - Closing the wealth gap in Philly and beyond through education and opportunity. Bridges To Wealth is a non-profit organization based at the University of Pennsylvania's Netter Center for Community Partnerships. Our free intergenerational programs empower youth and adults with vital business literacy knowledge and life skills:

Every episode of the Bridges To Wealth podcast explores the culture of entrepreneurship, financial freedom, and community. Let’s build communities of wealth together, in Philly, and beyond! 

Podcast Producer and Host: Gregory Nesmith, Community Relations Director & Entrepreneurship Mentor at Bridges To Wealth, Founder & CEO at UNderdogstuff, a member of Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship’s VIP-C Incubator, Philly native, and soon to be Wharton School alum.


Nov 16, 2019

“Can Two Different Schools Have One Brand?” BRIDGE BUILDERS SPOTLIGHT: Sam Palmer (12th Grader at Robeson High School) and Kieth Newman (Dean of Students at Robeson High School) stop by to share about tackling the challenge of two different schools creating one brand. CLOSING A GAP: Aliah Harris, Kayla Daniels...

Oct 13, 2019

“The Rise Of Paul Robeson High School With Principal Richard Gordon” - Richard Gordon IV, Principal at Paul Robeson High School (, stops by to talk about the recent success story of the school, a unique social media project with his students, their partnership with Bridges To Wealth, and...

Oct 13, 2019

“SPECIAL EPISODE: Jill Bazelon And Keith Weigelt On Reality Check” - Dr. Jill Bazelon (Co-Founder and Director of Bridges To Wealth, Professor at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania) and Dr.  Keith Weigelt (Co-Founder Bridges To Wealth, Professor at the Wharton School at the University...