Wharton Stories: Conferences

“Having all of these people in one place, with the same mindset, and having an opportunity to talk to them is something that you wouldn’t just get by going to school and going to class and going to club meetings.” – Aashika Vishwanath, C’24

Data Drives Humanity at Wharton & Penn Engineering’s Women in Data Sciences Conference

“We are building courses to inspire, to raise awareness that the finance industry is one that anyone can navigate with the right exposure, the correct skill sets. That’s why AltFinance is great for Wharton, and vice versa for our HBCU participants.” – Dr. Burcu Esmer, Academic Director of the AltFinance Institute and Senior Lecturer of Finance at Wharton

Dollars and Sense: How Wharton and AltFinance Carve New Opportunity

“I applied to Wharton as an international student, so I understand that it’s always more helpful talking to someone that’s been in your shoes. I think having this programming is a great way for prospective students from Africa or of African descent to engage with other Africans at Wharton and ask specific questions about our MBA experience.” — Aramide Akinkugbe, WG24

Celebrating 30 Years of the Wharton Africa Business Forum

“We do a really good job at making Wharton Latino feel like home; for everyone, Wharton or not, Latino or not…[the club] is about finding a new home that cares about you and your growth.” – Leah Mizrachi, W’24, President of Wharton Latino

In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Wharton’s Latinx Community Comes Together

“AAMBAA does a great job of helping people understand that Wharton is more than just a place a student gets an education, but that the School also becomes a community in that process.” – Marques Stevenson WG’23

Celebrating 50 Years of AAMBAA at Wharton

MBA student Brie Groh is helping Wharton People Analytics asses how the workplace is evolving in culture and practice.

What Will the Future of Work Look Like?

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

Celebrating International Women’s Day: 2021

The 2021 New Venture Competition spotlighted a range of innovative student startups like Hairtelligence, co-founded by Isoken Igbinedion, WG’21.

Revolutionizing Hair Customization for Black Women

“Always raise your hand to take on new challenges, even if you don’t think you are ready.”

How Women in Data Science Rise to the Top