Wharton Stories: Leadership

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

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

As we embark on a new era with Dean James at the helm, here’s a deeper look into her journey to Wharton, and the impact she has made during her time in academia.

Introducing Dean Erika James

“We are living in an era in which corporations are sometimes more powerful than the politicians that we elect. What we’re trying to say to folks now is, ‘Flex that power in the interest of your Black employees.’”

How Corporations and Local Government Can Join the Fight Against Racial Injustice

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

Tanusri Balla, a senior in the M&T Program, shared how being a Wharton 101 TA and Co-Chair of Wharton Council enabled her to positively impact the freshman experience.

How This Undergrad Revamped the Club Recruitment Process for Wharton Freshmen

During this time of rapid adoption of technology, how can companies use digital tools to stay afloat and stay relevant? Scott Synder weighs in.

All Leaders Need to ‘Think Digital’ in the Age of COVID-19

From donations to delivery services for at-risk populations, the Wharton community is joining in the fight against the pandemic.

How Wharton Students Are Supporting COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Angela Specht, WG’20, chief of staff at Johnson & Johnson Global Public Health, came to Wharton for the credential of an MBA, but says she is getting “exponentially more” out of this program.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program is Helping this Executive Impact Global Public Health