Wharton Stories: Philadelphia

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

Caroline Culmo, W’24, C’24 discusses how her impact investing experience at the Fund for Health helped her learn about the private sector’s role in reimagining health equity.

How Working With the Fund for Health Reshaped My Understanding of Health Equity

Wharton students share tips about interning at Facebook, Comcast, and Quicken Loans at the first Data Days Conference.

How To Land a Data Science Internship

Meet Ileri Akinnola, one of two recipients of Wharton’s inaugural Applied Neuroscience and Business Analytics Summer Undergraduate Internship for Underrepresented Students.

How Wharton Is Growing Diversity in Neuroscience

“If we want to create a world that’s a better place, we need people who can bring that sense of social justice and combine it with some practical Wharton toolkits so that they can be more impactful.”

From Peace Corps to Wharton

In lieu of its in-country immersion program, which was canceled because of the pandemic, the Lauder Institute incorporated community engagement projects that connected students with communities in Philadelphia and beyond.

Lauder Students Put Language Skills Into Practice

The Penn Women’s Basketball junior is one of the first student athletes to take advantage of a new NIL policy allowing students to profit off of their personal brand.

Kayla Padilla Takes Her Shot

Author Alexandra Brodsky visited campus to speak with students about the need for well-designed institutional systems in response to sexual assault and harassment.

Student Group Talks with Author About Sexual Assault and Harassment

Five MBA students talk about their Pre-Term experience, exploring Philly, and what they’re looking forward to this fall.

Wharton Welcomes the MBA Class of 2023

Aman Goyal, associate director of undergraduate student life, writes about creating a more inclusive work environment through the Wharton Intergroup Dialogue & Inclusion Team (WIDIT).

Leading Conversations on Diversity & Inclusion with Wharton Staff