June 2024 • Edition 33

Temitope Akande, WG'21 June 2024 - Edition 33 A Wharton graduate reflects on how his fellowship helped shape his journey, student-led startups receive donor-funded prizes, and three Wharton seniors detail their Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) involvement. Temitope Akande, WG'21, Recalls His Journey from Africa to Wharton Temitope Akande, WG'21, grew up inRead More

May 2024 • Edition 32

Lauder Intercultural Ventures (LIVs) program group picture May 2024 - Edition 32 Wharton MBAs mentor incarcerated individuals with Wharton WORKS, an assistant professor of managerial economics researches poverty and climate challenges, and Lauder students head to Georgia on a Lauder Intercultural Venture (LIV). Wharton WORKS Transforms the Lives of Incarcerated Individuals Wharton WORKS, in partnership with ResilienceRead More

April 2024 • Edition 31

Collage of photo from past Wharton Impact Tour events April 2024 - Edition 31 The dean travels the world with the Wharton Impact Tour, a faculty member earns the Mitchell J. Blutt and Margo Krody Blutt Presidential Professorship, and Wharton Global Youth offers a new online program for teens. Looking Back on This Year's Impact Tour Dean Erika JamesRead More

March 2024 • Edition 30

Conference attendees participated in a guided tour of the Penn Museum, where they learned about the history of women's storytelling — and how it impacts everyday life and data science. March 2024 • Edition 30 In honor of Women's History Month, this edition highlights some remarkable women who are a part of the Wharton community. More than 120 people gather on campus to acknowledge achievements made by women in data science, an alumna shares the programs that make her proudRead More

February 2024 • Edition 29

Whitney M. Young Jr. Memorial Conference February 2024 • Edition 29 In honor of Black History Month, this edition amplifies diverse voices connected to Wharton. An MBA student reflects on leadership lessons he learned in New Zealand, an alumni couple connects with a famous relative to transform the beauty and entertainment industries, and the Whitney M.Read More

January 2024 • Edition 28

January 2024 • Edition 28 Lauder students explore new corners of the world, Analytics at Wharton documents a year of discoveries and successes, and BEPP looks back on 40 years of its pioneering program. Lauder Students Embark on First-Ever Argentina and Uruguay Intercultural Ventures Lauder students explored sustainability in SwitzerlandRead More

December 2023 • Edition 27

While the Machens — Ayana, WG'99, and Ron — show their support for members of Wharton's community, they're also raising one: Kadari Machen, W'26. December 2023 • Edition 27 Ayana Machen, WG’99, PAR’26, and Rob Machen, PAR’26, make the case for diversity in business; Wharton launches a new AI initiative; and the Wharton Fund Loyalty Society reaches new heights. Machen Family Backs Coalition for Equity and Opportunity to Combat ‘Untapped Potential’ While the MachensRead More

November 2023 • Edition 26

From left: Professor Jeremy Siegel, Russell E. Palmer Professor Emeritus of Finance, and Mike Sievert, W’91, President and CEO of T-Mobile November 2023 • Edition 26 MBA students thank donors like you, a doctoral student pushes the limits of social science at Wharton Analytics, and the Wharton Impact Tour welcomes Jeremy Siegel and T-Mobile’s CEO. Thank You for Championing Tomorrow’s Business Leaders Thanks to you, Wharton can enhance opportunities for currentRead More

September 2023 • Edition 25

Robb LeMasters September 2023 • Edition 25 Wharton Impact announces new Tour dates with Dean Erika James and spotlights Robb LeMasters, W'99, and one of the School's fundraising priorities: the Coalition for Equity and Opportunity. Join Dean James on the Wharton Impact Tour The Wharton Impact Tour has been visiting cities aroundRead More

August 2023 • Edition 24

Dante Cruz, W’25, and Catherine Buren, W’25, Nu’25. August 2023 • Edition 24 This summer, thanks to the support of donors like you, Wharton undergraduates explored potential careers; the Lauder Institute added a new language program; and Wharton Global Youth launched an investment competition for secondary students. Wharton Students Capitalize on Summer Internships Dante Cruz, W’25, and CatherineRead More