Wharton Stories: Students

Celebrating International Women’s Day: 2021

The inaugural New Venture Competition spotlighted a range of innovative student startups like Hairtelligence, co-founded by Isoken Igbinedion, WG’21.

Revolutionizing Hair Customization for Black Women

“Always raise your hand to take on new challenges, even if you don’t think you are ready.”

How Women in Data Science Rise to the Top

“The pace of technological advances is very likely to result in a new era in investment management. The future of finance will be more quantitative than ever.”

Why I Chose to Major in Quantitative Finance

“The brilliance of [the application] is it’s flexible enough to respond to wherever we are in the spring semester, in terms of the COVID restrictions, without students having to make binding decisions right now.”

With Safety Measures in Place, MBA Students Return to Classrooms

Learn about student programming, events, and other ways to get involved with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative for the Spring 2021 semester.

Students, Get Involved With Social Impact This Semester

If you’re a first-year MBA student at Wharton and you’re launching or leading a social venture, learn how the Jacobs Impact Entrepreneur Prize can help power your startup.

Two Crucial Things Student Social Entrepreneurs Need — and How to Get Them

“One of the things I love most about entertainment is when there’s a problem, you can figure it out, make something, or get around it.”

Media & Entertainment Industry Alums Share Creative Solutions to COVID Disruption

David Lawrence, WG’21, Divya Balaji Kamerkar, WG’21, and Alan Wang, WG’21 discuss their social ventures, and how the Jacobs Impact Entrepreneur Prize helped power their startups.

Launching Social Enterprises: How the Jacobs Prize Supported These Wharton MBAs

“If she’s going to be on Zoom every day, she needs lots of outfits and she needs lots of jewelry that’s affordable. So we’ve seen that product shift.”

Rebecca Minkoff: Tailoring to Customers During a Pandemic