Wharton Stories: Finance

“Take some time for some introspection to figure out who you are, what makes you stand out, and your ‘why’. The application process may seem long and daunting, but if you believe in yourself and your ‘story’, it will make the journey worthwhile.” – Veronica Rivera, WG’26

Meet Seven New Members of Incoming MBA Class of 2026

Wharton seniors reflect on their participation in Environmental, Social and Governance Initiative programs

A Look at Three Undergraduate ESG Experiences

Chandler McCleskey, W’24, reflects on being a teaching assistant for WH2010, the business communication course for Wharton undergraduates.

Communicating Communication: An Undergrad’s Experience as a TA

A new Wharton course serves low-income taxpayers and provides students with experiential learning.

From the Classroom to the Community: ABCS Course Helps Philly File Taxes

“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

“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

AI at Wharton brings together an impressively diverse offering of teaching and research resources on artificial intelligence.

The Future of AI: How Wharton Is Leading the Charge

“At Cypher, we are always on the cutting edge of what’s happening, and that’s what continues to enable us to stay ahead.” – Sarah Hammer, Esq., Founder and Executive Director of Wharton’s Cypher Accelerator

Wharton’s Cypher Accelerator is at the Forefront of FinTech

“This is the kind of program you would never get to do on your own. I learned about leadership and teamwork from some of the most courageous people in the world.” – Siddhant Jain Jaiswal, WG’24

EMBA Student Shares His FDNY Wharton Leadership Venture Experience

“What I most enjoyed about meeting Wharton students in my first formal visit to the School was the chance to learn first-hand about the focus on innovative teaching at Wharton, and how that has enhanced their experience inside the classroom and out of it. Dean James’ leadership through the Wharton Way builds on the legacy of the world’s premiere business school by advancing pedagogy to ensure the very best possible preparation for our next generation of business and civic leaders.” – Liz Magill, President of the University of Pennsylvania

President Liz Magill, Dean Erika James, and Wharton’s Future of Pedagogy