Wharton Stories: Women

“It’s been incredible to watch Sindi and Maryem working together on this app, which has not been an easy project. It requires a lot of collaboration and a lot of humility…Sindi and Maryem don’t give up. They are intellectually curious, and they really are role models for other students – especially young women.” – Gillian Bazelon, Senior Associate Director of the Stevens Center

How Friendship, Finance Blooms at Wharton’s Stevens Center

“So much of being an entrepreneur is being scrappy, learning off the cuff, and making it work, which is hard to teach in a classroom. But at Wharton, I became fluent in the language of business.” – Abby Greensfelder, WG’02

From Creative to CEO: How Wharton Unlocks the Business of Entertainment

“While this program is a challenge, it’s also a once in a lifetime opportunity. You’ll make lifelong friends, join the world’s largest business school alumni network, and learn more than you thought possible.” – Maria Devassy, WG’23

How This Tech Industry Expert Found Value in Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives

“When I think of a Wharton woman, it’s someone who exudes confidence. This doesn’t mean you have to be the most extroverted, but someone who speaks very well and is introspective, thoughtful but kind at the same time.” — Madeline Donoghue, WG23

A Conversation on Community with Wharton Women in Business (WWIB)

“I wanted to scale my impact to help more girls find home in both athletics and the world of adventuring at large. Here, at Wharton, I’m finding ways to do just that.” – Deeya Bajaj WG’23

How Climbing Mount Everest Led This Advocate for Girls’ Sports to Pursue A Wharton MBA

Senior Grace Hao has taken full advantage of exploring Philly and Penn’s campus and encourages others to do the same.

En Garde! Penn’s Fencing Captain Shares Her Favorite Things About Wharton and Philly

The ESG Initiative’s Head of Research Maoz (Michael) Brown and Prof. Katherine Klein discuss their findings on the surprising trade-offs of “gender centrality” in investing.

Research Spotlight: When Gender Is Central

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.

Meet This Year’s Forté Scholarship Recipients

The annual Women in Data Science conference is only one of the ways in which Wharton is forging a path for women in the industry.

Opening Doors and Closing Gaps for Women in Data Science

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