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Q&A with the Winners of the Penn Design Challenge

What is the premise of the Penn Design Challenge and what was this year’s challenge? The Penn Design Challenge is a competition that brings together students across Wharton, Penn Design and Penn Engineering to apply design thinking toward real world problems. The Wharton Innovation & Design Club (ID) partnered with American Express and innovation accelerator


Top 10 Lessons from the NYTs

Last week, I heard from Glen Kramon, assistant managing editor of the The New York Times on how to be a better business writer and really just how to be better at life. Here are my top 10 from his talk: The life stuff first… # 1 “There are 2 kinds of critics in life:


Going International? Here’s Some Recruiting Advice…

Every year MBA Career Management pounds the pavement and makes hundreds of phone calls and visits to companies collecting essential information for you about recruiting plans, candidate qualifications, industry trends, and expectations for the upcoming year.  We also put a significant focus on connecting with firms across the globe to source job opportunities and gain


A discussion about MENA with Randa El-Borollossy

Ngozi Nwaneri is a second-year at Wharton. He sat down with the co-president of MENA Club, Randa El Borollossy, whom is a second-year as well, to interview her about a range of topics, from working at the largest fund in Africa, to her experiences on the ground during the Arab Spring. Ngozi: Hi Randa. Thanks

Michael Kimmel speaks at TEDWomen2015 - Momentum, Session 5, May 28, 2015, Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, California, USA. Photo: Marla Aufmuth/TED

Join us on Nov. 12 for a Discussion on Why Men Should Support Gender Equality at Work

“Because it’s 2015.” That’s how Justin Trudeau, the newly elected Prime Minister of Canada, responded when asked why he had selected a gender-balanced cabinet. In his short response, Prime Minister Trudeau not only affirmed the importance of gender equality but also highlighted its urgency. Gender equality is an issue of social justice. We are confident,


Staff Spotlight: Stephanie Kim

Why was the Wharton Social Impact Conference $95 and held on a Thursday?(1) Hear from Stephanie Kim, Associate Director of Community Strategy for the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, as she addresses the struggles with balancing altruism and business, inspiring Wharton students to owning their impact on the world, and her views on the “is a hot


A Few Words on Check in the Box Participation

You say a comment. The TA marks it off. You remain silent. The TA doesn’t move his or her pen. So goes the participation points system at the esteemed Wharton School of Finance. Most classes at this institution factor in some sort of participation grade, but every professor has a different style of what participation