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While there are many student consulting groups and various feminist organizations on Penn’s campus, Becca Bean, C’21, W’21, and Sarina Divan, W’21, saw a gap in the intersection between the two and started a club to fill it.
Wharton Sophomores’ New Gender Balance Consulting Club Is the First of Its Kind
Katherine Klein (Wharton Social Impact Vice Dean), Shoshana Schwartz (Wharton doctoral student), and Sandi M. Hunt (Wharton Social Impact Senior Director) tackle the deceptively simple question, “What makes companies good employers for women?”, in a way that has not been done before.
New Wharton Research Defines What Makes Companies Good Employers for Women
Andrea Contigiani, GrW’19, does research on experimentation in early-stage ventures. Knowledge@Wharton sat down with him to talk about what implications his research has on the “lean startup” methods.
Wharton PhD Candidate Explores the Downside of the Lean Startup
Shivaraman (Shiva) Ramachandran, WG’18, used the Wharton MBA Program for Executives to hone his leadership skills and transition into hardware business operations at payment processing and point-of-sale solutions company Square.
From Technologist to Business Operations Leader: How This EMBA Alum Used Wharton’s Executive Coaching and Feedback Program to Make the Transition
Gayatri Karandikar, WG’19, spent a summer at PepsiCo as a global strategy intern, reflecting on oats, healthy food innovation, and cultural awareness as she combines her passion for nutrition with global business knowledge.
How a Personal Journey to Nutritional Balance Led This MBA to the Food Industry
An eye-opening internship in Bangalore took Stephanie Wu, W’20, through the history of women’s roles in Indian society, and to the forefront of how those roles are changing today.
What This Undergrad Learned During an Internship Empowering Women Supervisors in a Bangalore Garment Factory
Student Robert Chen, WG’19, explains how a Wharton MBA can help “level the playing field” for first-generation college graduates.
How Wharton’s EMBA Program Adds Value for First Generation Students
Management professor Mary-Hunter McDonnell examines corporate strategies and responses to increased public scrutiny.
How Companies Engage with Social Activism
U.S. Air Force Director of Cyberspace Innovation Lauren Knausenberger, WG’12, made the transition from government contractor to entrepreneur to one of the youngest senior executives at the Pentagon.
How This EMBA Alumna Is Sparking Innovation in the U.S. Air Force
Prof. Michael Platt and the new Wharton Neuroscience Initiative are exploring evolutionary brain science and using high-tech tools to unlock the secrets of human psychology — and marketing.
Why This Professor Believes Neuroscience Is the Future of Business
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