Wharton Stories: Women

Leading economist and Wharton Prof. Olivia S. Mitchell discusses key findings from her new research on financial well-being among Black and Hispanic women.

Social Impact Faculty Spotlight: Professor Olivia S. Mitchell and Financial Well-Being

Sallie Wong, WG’19, who recently landed her dream job at LinkedIn, credits her classmates and career coaching with helping her realize her true potential and strengths.

How Wharton Helped this Finance Executive Achieve Her Career Goal

Linda Habgood, WG’98, helps organize virtual networking sessions for Wharton EMBA women students and alumnae.

How this Financial Services Co-Chair is Working to Support Women in Business

Stephanie Yee, C’08, WG’21, is bringing women students and alumnae together through virtual networking events.

How this Student is Helping to “Empower and Inspire” Women at Wharton

Sheila Bangalore, WG’21, says “the sky’s the limit” when it comes to the value of Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives.

How this Lawyer Moved into the C-Suite

Celebrating International Women’s Day: 2021

The 2021 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

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