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Y-Prize Business Plan Competition Finalist: Y-Prize

by Izzy Park WG’15   TRHex: Emily Plumb (M Eng’14) TRHex (Teaching Robot Hexapod) is a six legged robot based curriculum designed to…

Combining entrepreneurship and experiential learning: the Wharton SBDC

by Pirkka Padmanabhan WG’15 Young rising stars helping young rising stars – what may sound like a cheesy slogan from a dubious self-help group…

Jasper Insights

Jasper Insights

  Founder: Harman Singh Narula WG’15 Tell us a bit about your startup. Jasper Insights is a big data company that helps hotels…

Winner of Social Impact Prize At WBC: An Interview With Susli Lie (WG’14), Founder of Dana Cita

Winner of Social Impact Prize At WBC: An Interview With Susli Lie (WG’14), Founder of Dana Cita

by Faten Alqaseer (WG ’15) and Salimah Nooruddin (WG ’15) Dana Cita won the inaugural Social Impact Prize at this year’s Wharton Business…

Yonatan Sela (WG’14) & Israeli Co-founders Launch First Friends Referral Engine For Local Service Providers

Yonatan Sela (WG’14) & Israeli Co-founders Launch First Friends Referral Engine For Local Service Providers

Bookn’tell is the first referral engine for local service providers, powered by your friends’ reviews. Bookn’tell provides a community that allows users to…

Perspectives View all

By David Teetzen WG ’14 I officially came to Wharton wanting to change careers.  Even though I had been at Amazon for five years, it had always been…

By Siddharth Shankar WG ‘14 Reflections of a sentient carbon-based life-form upon the completion of an educational program that trains its students on the art and science of…

Sean Toolan 8 May 2014 A Letter to the Wharton MBA Class of 2016 Dear Member of the Wharton Class of 2016, Over the past two years, I…

by Raj Jeyakumar WG’14 Graduating class, a big congratulations to you all! A year ago to the day, I stood in your shoes. In my case, graduating with…

By Rafaela Andrade (WG’14)   In the last 2 years I have visited 17 countries and 45 cities, an average of 1 city every 2 weeks. That’s really…

By Marina Donova, WG’14 I just had dinner with a group of incoming WG’16s last night. Bright-eyed and eager for every bit of information, they kept asking for…

Wharton Diaries View all

Vets Club Visits Ground Zero

Vets Club Visits Ground Zero

On September 11, 2001 I was in the middle of a pre-flight briefing in USAF pilot training when the terrorist attacks of that day unfolded. As the nation…

Wharton Global Health Volunteers (WGHV) in St. Lucia: redesigning inventory management processes at St. Jude Hospital

Wharton Global Health Volunteers (WGHV) in St. Lucia: redesigning inventory management processes at St. Jude Hospital

Over Spring Break, Wharton Global Health Volunteers (WGHV) sent a project team to St. Jude Hospital, a 55-bed nonprofit that serves the south of St. Lucia from its…

Adventures in Cape Town – Start and end with a braai

Adventures in Cape Town – Start and end with a braai

Location: Cape Town, a city at the southern tip of Africa, facing the Atlantic Ocean Reason: GMC (kinda) Weather: 65-75 degrees Fahrenheit and sunny all day long  …

Leadership View all

Leadership Through Respect: Alexandra Lapinsky WG ‘15

Leadership Through Respect: Alexandra Lapinsky WG ‘15

By Matt Deitch, WG ‘15 Cluster 4’s Ali Lapinsky spoke during April’s “Peer Perspectives on Leadership” discussion, with regards to finding the leader within. Taking…

Effective Marketing in Club Leadership

Leadership Through Respect: Juan Carlos Intriago Velez WG ‘15

Cotopaxi: The Ultimate Test

Sallie Krawcheck – Finding Opportunity in Failure

Opinions View all

Bill Gates is wrong on Africa

Bill Gates is wrong on Africa

by Jonathan Friedland WG’15 Steve Jobs once said of Bill Gates that he is “basically unimaginative…

Africa at a crossroads?

Is your time not as “legitimate” as your money?

Philadelphia View all

NomNom Philly: Jamonera

Established as part of the Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran’s revitalization of the 13th and Chestnut…

Tips For Navigating The Philly Housing Scene

Rebuilding Philadelphia … Together, for 25 Years