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“I’m excited to bring more of what I’m learning at Wharton to the Make the World Better Foundation (MTWB) to refine our community building process and share it with other cities around the country.” – Connor Barwin, WG’23
Connor Barwin, WG’23, on the Intersection of the NFL, Wharton, and Making the World a Better Place
M&T grad Adya Aggarwal, W’22, EAS’22, shares impactful courses and opportunities from her time at Penn.
Innovative Classes Helped This Recent Wharton Grad Get the Most Out of Penn
“Just be yourself! The TBD simulates a real-life experience working on a team as a Wharton student. It’s important to show how YOU best work in a team. Be flexible and adapt as necessary, but make sure to stay true to who you are in a team setting.” — Megan Emery, WG23
Get Ready: Second-Year MBA Students Give Advice On Wharton’s Team-Based Discussion (TBD)
“The members of my learning team came into Orientation Week as strangers to one another and left as a family… I left orientation feeling lucky that I get to embark on this journey with the support of my team and the class overall.” -Naquan Ishman, WG’24
An Inside Look at the Wharton MBA Program for Executives’ Orientation Week
“In recent years, our students have challenged us to do more to prepare them for the new realities of leadership, which involve creating and sustaining diverse, equitable, and inclusive organizations.” – Stephanie Creary, Associate Professor of Management
Wharton Welcomes Two New Majors and Concentrations: DEI and ESGB
Archana Patel, WG’24, Sruthi Mylavarapu, WG’24, Cynthia Obiozor, WG’24, and Shilpi Mittal, WG’24, received scholarships for their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.
Wharton Women: Meet This Year’s Forté Scholarship Recipients
Visual Marketing, taught by Wharton Prof. Barbara Kahn and Wharton Neuroscience Initiative’s Zab Johnson, introduces students to the latest innovations in modern, digital marketing.
Neuroscience and Marketing Meet in the Classroom
Caroline Culmo, W’24, C’24 discusses how her impact investing experience at the Fund for Health helped her learn about the private sector’s role in reimagining health equity.
How Working With the Fund for Health Reshaped My Understanding of Health Equity
Meet Ileri Akinnola, one of two recipients of Wharton’s inaugural Applied Neuroscience and Business Analytics Summer Undergraduate Internship for Underrepresented Students.
How Wharton Is Growing Diversity in Neuroscience
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
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