Wharton Stories: Conferences

Eric Tse, W’18, shares how he brought together top Chinese leaders and 1,500 students from more than 85 cities across the country and the globe for the Penn Wharton China Summit. Now he is continuing to create connections with China as a Schwarzman Scholar and CEO of an international employment firm.

How This Schwarzman Scholar Founded America’s Largest Student-Organized Summit on China

The Entrepreneurship Expo brings together all of the entrepreneurship resources at the University of Pennsylvania and in the Philadelphia ecosystem—in one room.

Why These Students Went to the Entrepreneurship Expo

Wharton Social Impact Initiative takes an approach to social impact that’s distinctly Wharton. Our focus: building the evidence base for social impact with research, and growing the talent pipeline for future social impact leaders.

5 Ways to Get Involved in Social Impact This Semester

The Wharton Innovation Doctoral Symposium will bring together doctoral students from different business-related disciplines and different parts of the world to discuss their developing research constructively.

New Doctoral Symposium to Increase Dialogue on Innovation Research

“I stopped questioning whether I would get the most out of what Wharton had to offer. I knew I would.”

6 Words That Changed This MBA Student’s Assumptions About Wharton

“Women can be over-mentored in the workplace, but under-sponsored. We can change this by using our success to hire and advocate for other women to have a seat at the table.”

Like a Woman, Like a Leader, Like a Boss: 5 Highlights From the Wharton Women’s Summit

“My main inspiration lies in creating movements. I want to use the power and influence of film to make a meaningful difference, and change the way people think and interact.”

Wharton San Francisco EMBA Student and Producer Promotes Social Activism Through Advertising

Prof. Barsade’s lecture traced the psychology of implicit biases, how they damage hiring and organizations, and how they can be addressed in workplaces and communities.

Faculty Work Informs Students in Examining Unconscious Biases

“I’m not just pursuing a music career. Music is one aspect that I think is influential and helpful in bringing communities together from all backgrounds, which is what I’m trying to do.”

Economics Undergrad Puts Classroom Lessons to Work in His Music and Clothing Company

“As a PM, it is important to have the end goal clearly in mind and relay it effectively to the team.”

7 Product Management Lessons From Leading the Wharton Tech Conference