Wharton Stories: Women

Prof. Nancy Rothbard and doctoral candidate Julianna Pillemer discuss their research collaboration on potential conflicts between workplace friendships and organizational goals.

Managing the Dark Side of Workplace Friendships

For women in the U.S. who want a better skincare routine, aavrani is a luxury skincare company inspired by India’s ancient beauty rituals.

aavrani: Luxury Skincare Inspired by Indian Beauty Rituals

An accomplished mountaineer who has reached the North Pole, the South Pole, and all of the Seven Summits, Lei Wang, WG’03, spoke to a packed audience at Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing about how to reach your highest potential.

How a Wharton Expedition Inspired This MBA Alumna to Complete the 7+2 Adventure Grand Slam

Return on Equality Week is now One Wharton Week. Both a celebration and an examination of diversity at Wharton, the event will build community and dialogue with lectures, workshops, panels, and cultural events for MBA students from February 12 to 15.

How One Wharton Week Celebrates Diversity and Opens Dialogue

From playing rugby to landing an internship at LinkedIn and writing two children’s books, Emma Lonsdale used the resources of the university to maximize her time at Wharton.

How a Consultant Used Her Time at Wharton to Explore Personal and Career Interests

“Being in this program gave me the confidence to make the case for a promotion.”

8 Resources This Seattle-Based Accountant Leveraged to Land a Promotion

Tala Al Jabri, WG’18, came to Wharton so she could create financial opportunity in the Middle East. When she attended the Future Investment Initiative, she found doors already opening. Here’s her story.

What This MBA Student Learned at a Financial Summit in Her Home Country of Saudi Arabia

Jane Fisher, WG’17, and Jenna Kerner, WG’17, founders of Harper Wilde, talk about “taking the BS out of bra shopping” with Karl Ulrich, Wharton Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

‘Taking the BS out of Bra Shopping’ — and Meeting with (Male) Investors

Second-year doctoral student Esther Uduehi, president of the Wharton Society for the Advancement of Women in Business Academia, talks about life as a PhD student.

Building Community and Connection with Women in Business Academia

Dr. Marie-Laure Romney, WG’18, is balancing Wharton’s challenging EMBA with her roles in emergency medicine and as a mom of three.

How This Doctor Took on Wharton’s Quantitative Curriculum and Grew Her Family at the Same Time