Wharton Stories: Women

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

Lauren Pencek, WG’18, Michelle Chia, WG’18, Kelcy Walsh, WG’18, and Grace Uminga, WG’18, use their “Four of a Kind Podcast” as a platform to “empower women to start businesses and take bigger jobs.”

How these Four Classmates Created a Podcast to Support Women in Business

Scientist, founder, and business strategist Zofia Wosinska, WG’14, seeks to inspire more women in science to get MBAs.

Wharton Alumna Shares Five Tips for Women Considering an EMBA Program

Joanna Gorin, WG’20, credits Wharton with helping her pivot to a business leadership role at ETS “to bring the best of science to customers around the world who are in need of effective solutions.”

How Wharton’s EMBA Program is Helping this Alumna Make a Greater Global Impact

Sarah Hassaine, WG’21, advocates to bring more voices to the table to promote cultures with positive morale and higher engagement.

How this EMBA Student is Making an Impact in Diversity and Inclusion

Prof. Alexis Smith and Pamela Carlton joined Wharton’s Stew Friedman to discuss their research on the qualities of successful black women in the workplace before and after The Great Recession.

Race and Work in 2020: How Black Professional Women Break Barriers and Achieve Success

Rachel Wolff, WG’18, Timothy Hou, WG’17 and Lori Wong, WG’17, recipients of the Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund, share how Wharton prepared them for success in the social impact space.

Bendheim Award Winners are Making a Difference Around the World

Genna Zimmer, WG’20, says Wharton positioned her to help lead REEDS Jewelers through the COVID-19 pandemic and to achieve her goal of seeing the company succeed for another 70+ years.

How this Alumna is Helping Her Family’s Jewelry Business Succeed in the Pandemic

Passionate about giving back, Yezenia Ramos, WG’09, focuses on employee engagement within the corporate social responsibility space at Johnson & Johnson, and volunteers on the front line as an EMS worker.

How this Wharton EMBA Alumna Transitioned from Finance to Philanthropy

Wharton’s EMBA Diversity and Inclusion Officer Jessica Guerrero is committed to helping to “close the gap” between capabilities and opportunities for underrepresented minorities.

Why Racial and Gender Diversity is Important in Wharton’s EMBA Program