Wharton Stories: The Wharton School

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

“The students took solace in each other — sharing their apprehensions, insights, pondering about the future — all gave a form of comfort and support.”

Undergraduate Students Gather Online for Town Hall on Racism in America

A new gender lens investing report by Wharton Social Impact’s Sandi Hunt and Catalyst at Large’s Suzanne Biegel, W’84, shows key findings on the current state of the field.

Project Sage 3.0: Key Insights from the Latest Gender Lens Investing Report

A look back on Dean Garrett’s time at Wharton and the legacy he leaves behind

Farewell Dean Geoffrey Garrett

“It’s not a short-term thing. This ripple effect of the economic and health crisis that we’re in right now will last for some time.”

Former Philadelphia Mayor Nutter Reflects on the ‘Ripple Effects’ of COVID-19

“There’s this feeling that entrepreneurs are born and not made. And that is, by and large, completely incorrect.”

7 Research-Based Principles All Young Entrepreneurs Should Follow

Every year, June 19 is celebrated in Black communities across America as a day to honor the past, while continuing to push for a more just future. Here are some meaningful ways to celebrate today.

Taking Time to Reflect: How to Celebrate Juneteenth

“Improv is a life tool that every student needs to empower them to become the leaders of tomorrow,” said Meera Menon, W’20, and Philip Chen, W’20, winners of the President’s Engagement Prize.

Empowering Philadelphia Youth with Improv Skills

“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

“I hope the fellowship encourages even more LGBTQ professionals to apply to Wharton and consider how they can give back to the LGBTQ community.”

Wharton’s First Prism Fellow Prepares to Join the MBA Community