Wharton Stories: Philadelphia

“My advice to the next incoming class? You belong here. After WEMBA, you’ll realize there’s nothing you can’t do.” –Dr. Frank Igwé, WG’20

Meet Dr. Frank Igwé, WG’20, One of Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Most Admired CEOs”

He and his team of lawyers, all of whom identify as LGBTQIA+, argued successfully to decriminalize homosexuality in the Indian Supreme Court.

Udai Bhardwaj Decriminalized Homosexuality In India. Now, He’s Coming To Wharton.

Visual Marketing, taught by Wharton Prof. Barbara Kahn and Wharton Neuroscience Initiative’s Zab Johnson, introduces students to the latest innovations in modern, digital marketing.

Neuroscience and Marketing Meet in the Classroom

Prof. Rahul Kapoor and MBA student Arie Kouandjio, WG’23, give a quick overview of this Wharton course on the emerging space sector.

In the Classroom: Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship in the New Space Era

Brittney Govan, WG’21, and Itunu Dacosta, WG’22, and chat about being recognized for their meaningful leadership in the Black community at Wharton and beyond.

A Conversation Between Whitney M. Young Memorial Fellowship Scholars

Emily Grossarth, C’24, W’24, may be a beach girl but she’s no beach bum. She founded the Penn Surf Club and runs a surf school for young girls in her Jersey hometown.

‘Surf Club Girl’ Is Riding the Waves at Penn

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?

The annual Women in Data Science conference is only one of the ways in which Wharton is forging a path for women in the industry.

Opening Doors and Closing Gaps for Women in Data Science

An interest in consumer retail led Kaylee Tao, W’22, to opportunities and mentorships on campus and off.

This Wharton Senior Has Learned as Much Outside the Classroom as Within

Steve Truong, WG’21, David Latshaw, WG’21, and Dr. Dan Sciubba, WG’21, teamed up in Wharton’s EMBA program to “fight cancer with finance.”

How Wharton is Helping These Classmates Grow a Healthcare Fintech Business