Wharton Stories

Brittney Govan, WG’21, and Itunu Dacosta, WG’22, and chat about being recognized for their meaningful leadership in the Black community at Wharton and beyond.

A Conversation Between Whitney M. Young Memorial Fellowship Scholars

MBA student Brie Groh is helping Wharton People Analytics asses how the workplace is evolving in culture and practice.

What Will the Future of Work Look Like?

The annual Women in Data Science conference is only one of the ways in which Wharton is forging a path for women in the industry.

Opening Doors and Closing Gaps for Women in Data Science

Jay Bishen, WG’22, reflects on his internship at the Development Finance Corporation, a U.S. government agency.

Investing in Emerging Markets One Social Enterprise at a Time

A team of students in the Analytics Accelerator were tasked with helping Zillow find new business opportunities in “dreamers,” or site visitors who window shop without ever clicking through to buy or rent.

Finding Business Opportunities in Zillow’s “Dreamers”

Nicolle Lee, Vicky Plestis, and Kayla Weismuller (WG’22) share the Wharton resources that furthered their passion for real estate, social impact, and diversity & inclusion.

Paving the Way for More Women in Real Estate

“If we want to create a world that’s a better place, we need people who can bring that sense of social justice and combine it with some practical Wharton toolkits so that they can be more impactful.”

From Peace Corps to Wharton

In lieu of its in-country immersion program, which was canceled because of the pandemic, the Lauder Institute incorporated community engagement projects that connected students with communities in Philadelphia and beyond.

Lauder Students Put Language Skills Into Practice

Lizbeth Nunez, WG’22, reflects on her internship with Firework Ventures — an impact venture capital firm co-founded by alum Ashley Bittner, WG’13, that invests in future-of-work companies.

Investing to Impact the Future of Work

Five MBA students talk about their Pre-Term experience, exploring Philly, and what they’re looking forward to this fall.

Wharton Welcomes the MBA Class of 2023