Wharton Stories: Women

Trené Hawkins, WG’20, program officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, credits learning teams and the supportive environment for her success in the EMBA program.

Nonprofit Officer Talks about the Importance of Learning Teams and Diversity at Wharton

Marlene Avitia, WG’20, says, “Diversity is important because it provides new perspectives. Wharton embraces inclusivity and creates a melting pot of people in the EMBA cohorts.”

How Diversity Adds Value to Wharton’s EMBA Program for this Strategy Executive

Sharing Stories to Find Common Ground at One Wharton Week

Sherry Ann Mohan, WG’13, says the EMBA program is an inclusive environment for underrepresented minorities. “Being in supportive spaces like Wharton helps me navigate in places where there aren’t that many people who look like me.”

How Wharton is Adding Value for this Finance Executive

When it comes to dismantling inequality, where do we begin, and what’s the best approach? Panelists Valerie Jarrett, Dalila Wilson-Scott, and Antony Bugg-Levine weigh in.

Solving Society’s Biggest Problems, Starting with Cross-Sector Collaboration

Celebrating International Women’s Day

A class project on wildfire prevention led three Wharton undergrads to present their findings at the Women in Data Science Conference at Penn.

Predicting Random Forest Fires in California

Swati Chopra, WG’19, who received a scholarship from FWSF, says mentorship is “critical” to encouraging more women to unlock their potential with an MBA.

Wharton and Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) Team Up to Celebrate International Women’s Day

Closing the gender pay gap is a difficult problem to tackle. Being more transparent about compensation has been touted as a potential solution, but does it work? The CEO of PayScale.com weighs in on what the data shows and what practices companies can implement to help address the problem.

Does Pay Transparency Help Close the Gender Wage Gap?

Kristin Kearney, WG’20, Yinan Yu, WG’20, and Min Haeberle, WG’20, say the keys to juggling school, work, and a newborn are planning, prioritization, and communication.

Having a Baby in Business School