Wharton Stories

Lessons Learned from Pivoting in the Face of the Pandemic

Wharton’s Stephanie Creary, an Assistant Professor of Management, joined Wharton’s Stew Friedman to discuss how her LEAP framework is a step to being a better ally and creating equality in the workplace and beyond.

Race and Work in 2020: How to Be a Better Ally to Your Black Colleagues

Genna Zimmer, WG’20, says Wharton positioned her to help lead REEDS Jewelers through the COVID-19 pandemic and to achieve her goal of seeing the company succeed for another 70+ years.

How this Alumna is Helping Her Family’s Jewelry Business Succeed in the Pandemic

“Coming together as a community, in solidarity and in number, seemed a natural part of the healing process.”

Undergrads Discuss Asian Identity and Biases at Community Forum

In this first of seven installments in this series, Prof. Laura Morgan Roberts of The Darden School at University of Virginia joins Wharton’s Stew Friedman to discuss strategies organizations can implement to combat racism in the work-from-home environment. 

Race and Work in 2020: Combating Microaggressions and Bias in the Remote Workplace

Passionate about giving back, Yezenia Ramos, WG’09, focuses on employee engagement within the corporate social responsibility space at Johnson & Johnson, and volunteers on the front line as an EMS worker.

How this Wharton EMBA Alumna Transitioned from Finance to Philanthropy

In an expansion of Wharton’s successful Tarnopol Lecture Series, Dean Erika James is meeting with business leaders to host candid conversations on the urgent, far-reaching issues challenging our world today — starting with the topic of race.

Tackling Issues Beyond Business

The Global Youth Program revamped its high school offerings this summer by combining vibrant online learning with community support.

Bringing the Wharton Experience to High Schoolers Around the World

Wharton’s EMBA Diversity and Inclusion Officer Jessica Guerrero is committed to helping to “close the gap” between capabilities and opportunities for underrepresented minorities.

Why Racial and Gender Diversity is Important in Wharton’s EMBA Program

From COVID-19 and job search algorithms to growing Pepsi’s data analytics, Richard Kerr, WG’20, is applying his Wharton knowledge to make a global impact.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Helped this Alumnus Pivot from Animal Science to Data Science