Wharton Stories: Community

“Being at Wharton is actually a great time to start a family. It certainly takes a village – but you have so much support here. Wharton gave me more decision-making power and flexibility in becoming a mother than I would have ever imagined.” — Nancy Yuan, WG’24

How Wharton’s “New Parents Accommodation Policy” Supports Young Families

Anthony Yang, W’24, photographed the Successful Transition and Empowerment Program (STEP) from fall 2022 through summer 2023.

Photo Essay: A Year in the Life of STEP

Since 2001, the Wharton Asia Exchange (WAX) club has served as a pre-professional community for undergraduate students who have an interest in the Asian business landscape.

Wharton Asia Exchange: Bridging Cultures, Building Businesses

Wharton seniors reflect on their participation in Environmental, Social and Governance Initiative programs

A Look at Three Undergraduate ESG Experiences

Chandler McCleskey, W’24, reflects on being a teaching assistant for WH2010, the business communication course for Wharton undergraduates.

Communicating Communication: An Undergrad’s Experience as a TA

“In a classroom setting, it’s concept; but at Venture Lab, it’s execution. Because I know how important receiving that validation was to me as a young founder, it’s so rewarding to offer that back in turn at Venture Lab today.” – Shanel Fields, WG’23

Founders Come Full Circle at Wharton’s Venture Lab

“As a Wharton grad, I feel prepared for any challenge because I have this community of people standing by me for life.” – Neha Rastogi, WG’24

Finding Lifelong Community in Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives

Xavier Hill wants the world to know that he is more than a swimmer, more than a student-athlete, more than a Penn student. His time at Wharton has allowed him to be who he is: a jazz pianist, bilingual student, and political junkie.

How Wharton Helped This Student Be Their Authentic Self

The student club Wharton Women seeks to foster a community of support and collaboration and create a comfortable space for female-identifying students.

Wharton Women: “Girls Supporting Girls”

“Having all these people together, sharing the same mindset, and the chance to talk with them is an opportunity you wouldn’t simply find by attending school, going to classes and participating in club meetings.” – Aashika Vishwanath, CIS’26

Data Drives Humanity at Wharton & Penn Engineering’s Women in Data Science Conference