Katherine Klein

Professor Katherine Klein is the Edward H. Bowman professor of management at the Wharton School, and Vice Dean for the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, where she shapes the vision and strategy for social impact projects, partnerships, initiatives and faculty engagement at Wharton. Katherine teaches social impact, leadership, and management, including an MBA course studying conflict and change in Rwanda’s capital. Her research has been published in numerous top journals, and centers on leadership, teams, and organizational theory, among other topics.

Past Appearances

Dollars and Change: November 8, 2018

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Sherryl Kuhlman, and Katherine Klein are joined by Myles Shaver (Professor, University of Minnesota), Lynette Guastaferro (Chief Executive Officer, Teaching Matters), Sonny Kalsi (Co-Founder, GreenOak Real Estate), and Meg Voorhes (Director of Research, US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment) on the Thursday, November 8, 2018 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018

Dollars and Change: November 1, 2018

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Sherryl Kuhlman, and Katherine Klein are joined by Sarah Jonese Simmer (Chief Operating Officer, Bumble) and Julia Pimsleur (Founder & Chief Empowerista, Million Dollar Women) on the Thursday, November 1, 2018 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018

Dollars and Change: October 25, 2018

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Sherryl Kuhlman, and Katherine Klein are joined by Theresa Duncan (Director of Philanthropic Engagement, Burning Man), Ruchika Singhal (Vice President, Global Health Medtronic Labs, Medtronic), Daniel McCarthy (Assistant Professor of Marketing; Co-founder, Theta Equity Partners, Emory University’s Goizueta Business School), Yana Kakar (Global Managing Partner, Dalberg), Hadiyah Mujhid (Founder and CEO, HBCUvc), William Towns (Executive Director, Benefit Chicago), and Tom Mitchell (Managing Director, Cambridge Associates, LLC) on the Thursday, October 25, 2018 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018

Dollars and Change: October 18, 2018

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Sherryl Kuhlman, and Katherine Klein are joined by Steve Grossman (CEO, Initiative for a Competitive Inner City) and Sarah Light (Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton) on the Thursday, October 18, 2018 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018

Dollars and Change: October 11, 2018

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Sherryl Kuhlman, and Katherine Klein are joined by Timaree Schmit (Sexuality Educator; Writer; Adjunct Professor, Sex with Timaree), Dan Graham (Founder, Notley), Jeffrey Pfeffer (Professor of Organization Behavior; Author of “The Way We Work is Killing Us:, Stanford University), and Surya Kolluri (Managing Director, Policy & Market Planning, Retirement & Personal Wealth Solutions Group, Bank of America Merrill Lynch) on the Thursday, October 11, 2018 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Dollars and Change: September 20, 2018

Hosts Sherryl Kuhlman and Katherine Klein are joined by Gail McGovern (CEO, President, American Red Cross), Witold Henisz (Deloitte & Touche Professor of Management in Honor of Russell E. Palmer, The Wharton School), Michael Carmody (Co-Founder; Principal Consultant, enVista, Karma Delivers), and Marjo Chaintreau (Private Sector Digital Innovation Lead, The Better Than Cash Alliance) on the Thursday, September 20, 2018 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018

Dollars and Change: September 13, 2018

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Sherryl Kuhlman, and Katherine Klein are joined by Kimble Snyder (Director, Panorama) and Michael Van Burnt (Senior Director of Sustainability, Covanta) on the Thursday, September 13, 2018 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018

Dollars and Change: August 30, 2018

Hosts Nick Ashburn and Katherine Klein are joined by Jessica Adelman (Group VP of Corporate Affairs, The Kroger Co.), Eugenia South (Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania), and Minyuan Zhao (Associate Professor of Management, The Wharton School) on the Thursday, August 30, 2018 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, August 30, 2018

Dollars and Change: August 9, 2018

Hosts Nick Ashburn and Katherine Klein are joined by Lisa Baird (Designer & Strategist), Samantha Zucker (Independent Designer and Strategist), Cullen Schwarz (Founder and Chief of Good Thoughts, DoneGood), and Arthur Langer (Chairman and Founder of Workforce Opportunity Services, Workforce Opportunity Services) on the Thursday, August 9, 2018 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, August 9, 2018

Dollars and Change: July 12, 2018

Hosts Nick Ashburn and Katherine Klein are joined by Thomas Schaefer (Chairman, Managing Director; Head of Region: Subsaharan Africa, Volkswagen Group South Africa), Tom Price (Director of Strategic Initiatives, Inyenyeri), and Karen Sherman (President; Board Chair of Everywoman Everywhere and on the Board of Trustees of Mary Baldwin College, Akilah Institute) on the Thursday, July 12, 2018 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, July 12, 2018

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Professor Katherine Klein is the Edward H. Bowman professor of management at the Wharton School, and Vice Dean for the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, where she shapes the vision and strategy for social impact projects, partnerships, initiatives and faculty engagement at Wharton. Katherine teaches social impact, leadership, and management, includingRead More

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Katherine Klein (Wharton Social Impact Vice Dean), Shoshana Schwartz (Wharton doctoral student), and Sandi M. Hunt (Wharton Social Impact Senior Director) tackle the deceptively simple question, “What makes companies good employers for women?”, in a way that has not been done before.
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