Wharton Stories: Leadership

“Everyone wants to be successful at work. That’s one thing we all have in common… We spend more than half our waking lives at work, and that warrants a rewarding environment where we feel set up to do the best job possible while being totally psyched to do it.” – Russ Laraway, WG’05.

How to Deliver Better Business Outcomes: A Proven Strategy from Wharton Grad Russ Laraway

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

“I left Wharton a CEO, and I’m not the only one. We’ve been brought into these positions because we now have the confidence to embrace our identities as leaders.”

MD & CEO: How the Wharton EMBA Program Helped This ER Doctor Launch an Award-Winning Luxury Sake Brand

“My advice to the next incoming class? You belong here. After WEMBA, you’ll realize there’s nothing you can’t do.” –Dr. Frank Igwé, WG’20

Meet Dr. Frank Igwé, WG’20, One of Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Most Admired CEOs”

Brittney Govan, WG’21, and Itunu Dacosta, WG’22, and chat about being recognized for their meaningful leadership in the Black community at Wharton and beyond.

A Conversation Between Whitney M. Young Memorial Fellowship Scholars

Undergraduate teams across the country were challenged to review the Biden administration’s pledge to clean up coal mine pollution, involving Indigenous land, sustainability, and climate.

Wharton Hosts the 2022 Diversity Case Competition

“We need to use analytics to help people understand why diversity, inclusion, and belonging is important but there are practical systemic realities that inhibit it, and why we need to re-code the system with first principles and new frameworks to make a difference!” said Shujaat Ahmad, WG’17.

How this Alumnus is Merging People Analytics with Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

MBA student Brie Groh is helping Wharton People Analytics asses how the workplace is evolving in culture and practice.

What Will the Future of Work Look Like?

In Wharton Social Impact’s Dollars and Change podcast, Vice Dean Katherine Klein talks with leaders and researchers about the power of business and finance to drive positive societal and environmental change.

2021 Year in Review: Dollars and Change Podcast

Nicolle Lee, Vicky Plestis, and Kayla Weismuller (WG’22) share the Wharton resources that furthered their passion for real estate, social impact, and diversity & inclusion.

Paving the Way for More Women in Real Estate