Wharton Stories: Diversity

Through a series of conversations on the Dollars and Change podcast, Vice Dean Katherine Klein explores the topics of racial equity in investing and diversity in the workplace with leaders in the field.

Diversity and Racial Equity in Investing: Conversations with Industry Leaders and Researchers

The award-winning author, professor, and antiracist activist joined Wharton Dean Erika James for a virtual lecture for the Penn community to commemorate the day.

For Juneteenth, a conversation with Ibram X. Kendi

Chez Uzoh, WG’20, whose kids were 5 and 2 when he came to Wharton’s EMBA program, said the keys to success are planning, communication, and prioritization.

How this Energy Expert Managed Work, School, and Kids with a Commute from Texas

“How do we make sure that every graduate who leaves Wharton takes on that inclusivity as a core value with them as they move into the boardrooms of companies all across the country?”

Getting to Know Prism Fellow & Reality TV Star Dillon Patel

Kesha Cash, founder and general partner at Impact America Fund, talks about her impact investing experience and advises students on how to navigate an impactful career.

From Wall Street to Main Street: Navigating an Impactful Career

Ike Silver, a PhD candidate in the Wharton Marketing Doctoral Program, discusses his research on customer response to companies’ social impact initiatives. The key lesson for companies? Don’t wait.

Research Spotlight: How Customers Respond to Socially Responsible Business Marketing

TIPC gives students skills and experience in designing investment portfolios that maximize impact. A team from Bard won the 2021 competition.

Investing in Change at the 2021 Total Impact Portfolio Challenge

“If we could just have a candid conversation with our Dean about what she believes in, what would we want to hear from her?”

Students Chat With the Dean About Diversity at Wharton

Barkha Saxena, WG’11, credits Wharton’s EMBA program with helping her achieve her goal of transitioning into the technology sector as a senior data science leader.

Six Tips for Women in Data Science from the Chief Data Officer of Poshmark

Since 2012, IDDEAS@Wharton has been a pathway for undergraduate students of all backgrounds to enter the world of business research.

Building a Diverse Pipeline for Business Faculty