Wharton Stories: Philadelphia

“There’s this incredible disconnect right now. Unemployment is at 3.6 percent — that’s beyond full employment. Why is everybody so unhappy, or at least, anxious?”

Dean Garrett Breaks Down Trade War Politics, the Rise of Populism, and What Keeps Him Optimistic

Wharton helps students accelerate their careers whether they are staying in the military, planning a future transition, or working in the private sector.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Adds Value for Military Students

Students focused on balance during Wharton Well-Being Week by learning tools and techniques to focus on their mental, physical, and spiritual health.

Wharton Undergrads Take Time to Focus on Wellness

Joan Lau, WG’08, wasn’t planning to become an entrepreneur — but the knowledge, network, and confidence she gained from Wharton’s EMBA Program helped her pivot into new ventures.

How Wharton Helped This Alumna Transition from Scientist to CEO

Matthew Caulfield, W’16, GW’20, transferred to Wharton in his sophomore year and stayed to pursue a PhD in Ethics and Legal Studies. His involvement in election tech research has made him a spokesperson at national conferences.

PhD Candidate Matthew Caulfield Became an Election Technology Expert — As an Undergrad

Jerad King, WG’19, is using his knowledge, network, and broader perspective to help grow his family’s car business, make better investments, and advocate for his industry.

How Wharton Is Impacting This Automotive Industry Executive’s Career

During Wharton’s EMBA program, Katherine Tan, WG’19, joined the Gates Foundation where she is achieving her goal of working at the “intersection of social impact and the private sector.”

How Wharton is Helping this Alumna Impact Global Development

Retailers today are battling for customers who are increasingly picky about their shopping experience. At the 2019 Wharton Women Annual Dinner, the SVP for Walmart Fashion and Wharton alum shared her 3 strategies for successful brand expansion.

Wharton Women Learn How Denise Incandela Transformed Fashion at Walmart

“We are trying to enroll people that we think will grow the most from this program, not the people that were perfect coming in.”

Beyond the Profile: The MBA Class of 2021

Erik Lampmann, L‘20, reflects on his experience exploring the opposite side of the social sector as a Lipman Fellow.

Why I Became a Lipman Fellow & What I’ve Learned