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Q&A: Gender in negotiations

Q&A: Gender in negotiations

Q&A with Dr. Bobbi Thomason, Senior Fellow and Negotiations Lecturer at the Wharton School. Thomason worked in consulting before pursuing her Ph.D and worked with clients on high-stakes negotiations. RK: Why should women in particular care about negotiation skills? BT: I think that everyone should care about negotiation skills, since we are all negotiating all

2Y Spotlight: Summer stories

After spending a year in the “Wharton bubble,” 2Ys put their learnings into test in the “real world.” The Wharton internship experience, like the student body, is quite diverse. Below is a snapshot of the summer experiences of five Wharton women who worked in industries ranging from technology to construction to auto. These are their

Fear and Loathing in JFK Airport

Running for your life is the most terrifying state of being you can ever experience.  Trust me, I know.   High off of successful summer internships, Amy Chen (WG’17) and I were in Terminal 1 of JFK International Airport on August 14, 2016, waiting to board our flight to Copenhagen.  Like many Wharton MBA students,

Google, Laser Focus and Cold-Emailing Ben Horowitz Rap Lyrics: A Wharton Profile of Roger Chen, WG16

Many of you might not know who Roger Chen is, or would even recognize him if you saw him.  This is perhaps an unfortunate side effect of dedicating yourself to work, a project or an organization independent of the Wharton experience.  And yet, this fact, and the lack of public and consistent praise received from

A book review and a love letter

Let’s get one thing straight before we start. I don’t like Ezra Klein. I love Ezra Klein. Not because people say the neoliberal heartthrob is as charming as he is handsome (although all those things are true!) and not because I often agree with positions of the center-left technocrat (I actively try to read people