Women@Work: Strategies for Overcoming an Unequal Playing Field

This article first appeared in the December 2018 issue of Wharton@Work. For its recently released Women in the Workplace report, McKinsey surveyed 279 companies and more than 64,000 employees about the state of women in corporate America. The fifth annual study revealed that any progress in closing the gender gap “isn’t justRead More

Academic Global Health Partnerships in the Era of the Sustainable Development Goals: How Do We Measure Success?

by Dr. Corrado Cancedda, MD, PhD. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were announced in 2015 during the annual United Nations’ General Assembly in New York City. Known as the SDGs, these 17 goals outline a road map for national governments and the international development community to address the major challengesRead More

Wharton Leadership Program Integration

On January 29, 2013, the Wharton Leadership Council announced the integration and merger of the School’s leadership development initiatives into one organization, the Wharton Leadership Program, serving all of Wharton’s student constituencies. Building on the expertise and success of the School’s undergraduate and MBA initiatives, this organizational change will spurRead More

Knowledge@Wharton: Report from Davos

A 'Sigh of Relief' at Davos: Confidence and Caution Shared Center Stage Published January 30, 2013 Wharton management professor Michael Useem, returning from his 11th trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, reports that confidence in the global economy is back "in the world's inner circles of business andRead More

2013 Lipman Family Prize Finalists Announced

In its second year, the Lipman Family Prize received applications from 115 organizations dedicated to global causes including disaster recovery, economic development, education, environmental sustainability, gender equality, healthcare, housing, hunger/safe water, and poverty alleviation. The finalists below were chosen after rigorous evaluation by a committee of faculty, students, and staffRead More