Wharton Stories: Women

The Penn Women’s Basketball junior is one of the first student athletes to take advantage of a new NIL policy allowing students to profit off of their personal brand.

Kayla Padilla Takes Her Shot

Author Alexandra Brodsky visited campus to speak with students about the need for well-designed institutional systems in response to sexual assault and harassment.

Student Group Talks with Author About Sexual Assault and Harassment

With a historic balance of women in the MBA Class of 2023, Wharton examines its path to this milestone and efforts to build on progress made in the classroom and the workforce.

The Future Can Be Female

Through a series of conversations on the Dollars and Change podcast, Vice Dean Katherine Klein explores the topics of racial equity in investing and diversity in the workplace with leaders in the field.

Diversity and Racial Equity in Investing: Conversations with Industry Leaders and Researchers

Camille Castro, WG’23, Fitz Reid, WG’23, Angela Romero, WG’23, and Mini Thangaswamy, WG’23, received scholarships for their commitment to advancing women in business.

Meet This Year’s Forté Fellows in Wharton’s EMBA Program

“I could have felt isolated but my classmates kept me grounded and made me realize that I wasn’t alone in my experience.”

How My Support Network Helped Me Maximize My Virtual Internship

Kesha Cash, founder and general partner at Impact America Fund, talks about her impact investing experience and advises students on how to navigate an impactful career.

From Wall Street to Main Street: Navigating an Impactful Career

“Other women have done this before me, and there was no reason I couldn’t do the same,” said Suzanne Shaw, WG’20, who commuted from Jamaica to Philadelphia for classes.

How this Mom Balanced School, Work, and Having Another Baby in Wharton’s EMBA Program

“There are tough moments, and you need to be ready for those. But I would go back and do this program 10 times over if I could,” said Neda Amanat, WG’20.

How this Alumna Balanced School, Work and Kids in Wharton’s EMBA Program

Barkha Saxena, WG’11, credits Wharton’s EMBA program with helping her achieve her goal of transitioning into the technology sector as a senior data science leader.

Six Tips for Women in Data Science from the Chief Data Officer of Poshmark