Wharton Stories

The 24-hour competition pushed students of all backgrounds to practice teamwork, experimentation, and forward thinking as they brainstormed brand solutions for Ralph Lauren.

Creating Space for Creativity: Wharton’s IDEATHON 2020

Closing the gender pay gap is a difficult problem to tackle. Being more transparent about compensation has been touted as a potential solution, but does it work? The CEO of PayScale.com weighs in on what the data shows and what practices companies can implement to help address the problem.

Does Pay Transparency Help Close the Gender Wage Gap?

WIVA, Wharton Social Impact Initiative’s impact investing program, analyzed more than 600 deals and helped facilitate more than $1.6 million in funding. WIVA’s latest deal aims to have a positive impact on a major issue in the United States.

WIVA’s Latest Deal Aims to Break Down Barriers for People with Criminal Records

Four student teams wow’d the judges at the 2020 Y-Prize competition and took home prize money to invest in their ideas about how to repair and harvest energy from metal.

Bright Idea: An Eco-Friendly, Affordable Lighting Solution Wins the 2020 Y-Prize

5 Online Dating Trends from OKCupid CEO

After his own experience starting a business, Sieva Kozinsky, WG’20, established The MBA Fund to help connect MBA student entrepreneurs from top business schools with investors.

The MBA Fund Is Supporting Student Startups Across Top Business Schools

Vincent Stanley, director of philosophy at Patagonia, recently visited Wharton as a Turner Social Impact Executive Speaker. He discussed Patagonia’s commitment to solving environmental challenges through responsible business practices.

Responsible Business Lessons from Patagonia

“We have a rich set of experiences that help our teams learn from one another.”

What Leaders Should Understand about Diversity in the Workplace

The Shark Tank star spoke candidly with students competing at Wharton’s first 24-hour IDEATHON 2020.

Daymond John on Focus, Fashion, and Finding the Right Mentor

There’s still so much companies don’t understand about data collection and AI. Timnit Gebru weighs in on some things companies should keep in mind.

Timnit Gebru: 5 Takeaways About the State of Artificial Intelligence