Wharton Leadership Ventures: Registration Deadline

U.S. Military Academy at West Point Leadership Exchange:  USMA at Wharton Sign up now to join an elite group of United States Military Academy Cadets for leadership simulations and team building at Wharton! When: Friday, October 2, 2015 from 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM and Saturday, October 3, 2015 from

WUCC Conference

The Wharton Undergraduate Consulting Club is proud to host the 6th annual WUCC Conference free to all Penn undergraduates. There will be workshops, coffee chats, keynote speakers, and a career fair bringing representatives from top consulting firms.  

Registration Deadline: Diversity Case Competition

Diversity Case Competition Hosted by Wharton Alliance, Wharton Women, and Wharton Undergraduate Consulting Club Open to all undergraduates, the competition will provide students with the opportunity to consider how diversity, whether with regard to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or other, impacts a firm’s work environment and corporate-level strategy. The

Diversity Case Competition

Hosted by Wharton Alliance, Wharton Women, and Wharton Undergraduate Consulting Club Open to all undergraduates, the competition will provide students with the opportunity to consider how diversity, whether with regard to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or other, impacts a firm’s work environment and corporate-level strategy. The 1st, 2nd, and

Wharton Latino Career Conference

All Penn undergraduate students are invited to the Wharton Latino 20th Annual Career Conference. Friday, September 23, 2016 1:30pm –  5:00pm JMHH Forum Registration Required.  Contact: jusouza@wharton.upenn.edu  

Wharton Entrepreneurship Workshop

Technology Push, Market Pull, and the Search for Product-Market Fit Tuesday, October 6, 4:30 – 6:00 PM JMHH 255 Karl Ulrich, Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Professor of Mechanical Engineering Professor Karl T. Ulrich talks about innovation opportunities are sometimes born of technological possibility and sometimes of emergent customer

Wharton Entrepreneurship Wednesdays

Making More Money by Reducing Rick for Positioning, Targeting, and Pricing – the Most Important Entrepreneurial (Marketing) Decisions Wednesday, October 14, 12:00 – 1:20pm SHDH 351 Len Lodish, Samuel R. Harrell Emeritus Professor, Leader and Co-founder, Global Consulting Practicum, Emeritus Professor of Marketing Business This session will help entrepreneurs make more

Registration Deadline: Wharton Leadership Ventures

Sign up now to join WLV and the Trauma Center at Penn for a unique opportunity of spending several hours in the Trauma Center at Penn, observing the Trauma Team’s leadership, teamwork, and communication as they care for critically ill patients! When: Short preparatory orientation on the afternoon of Friday,

Wharton Entrepreneurship Wednesdays

Business Model Development Wednesday, October 21, 12:00 – 1:20pm SHDH 351 Jeffrey Babin, Senior Lecturer and Associate Director, Engineering Entrepreneurship Program Have an idea for a product or service, but don’t know to build a business? Professor Jeffrey Babin, Associate Director of the Engineering Entrepreneurship Program, details how to develop

WLV Registration Deadline: Storytelling Workshop

Click here to Register Registration Due: Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 at 6:00 PM Participants Notified if selected: Thursday, November 5th, 2015 Before there was spoken language, there were stories. Being a great storyteller also means being an astute listener, able to read an audience and speak directly to them, with

Wharton Alumni Lunch Series: Adam Zotkow, WG’04

The Wharton Alumni Relations Council is excited to announce that Adam Zotkow, WG’04, Partner at Goldman Sachs, will be our next speaker in the Alumni Lunch Series. Adam is head of US Structured Credit Sales (SCS), a team responsible for covering the firm’s nontraditional and illiquid credit products. Prior to

WLV Artistry in Action

This half-day Glassblowing workshop is designed to foster team-building and leadership in a high-stakes, artistic environment. Debriefing and scheduled reflection will provide participants with an opportunity to transfer the leadership lessons learned from the experience. Two weeks prior to the venture, all students will be emailed with a survey link for

Business Plan Competition Info Session

Participation in the BPC is open to ALL students at Penn and teams of all sizes (including individuals) are eligible to enter. Come join the BPC Student Management Committee and Wharton Entrepreneurship to learn more about how to get involved and be in the running for over $125K in prizes!

Business Plan Competition Registration Deadline

DEADLINE: Friday, January 15, 2:00 pm Participation in the BPC is open to ALL students at Penn and teams of all sizes (including individuals) are eligible to enter. New this year will be a change in the submission requirements (think deck/video, not long-form plan). Whether you have a team already,

Wharton Roundtable

If you have not yet participated this semester, we strongly encourage you to sign up for this final roundtable of the semester. This session will provides a space for students to engage in peer-facilitated conversations and discussions about topics that matter to them. Past discussions have centered on Wharton culture,



For the 7th year in a row, the Wharton Dean’s Undergraduate Advisory Board (WAB) is bringing together Wharton’s finest minds to discuss their groundbreaking research. Please join us. The following professors will be presenting: Richard Shell, Peter Fader, Rom Schrift, Saikat Chaudhuri, Kartik Hosanagar, and Steven Kimbrough. Professors will be

Wharton Women Business Conference

Pearls of Wisdom The Business Conference is Wharton Women’s cornerstone spring event. The conference’s objective is to facilitate participant learning by listening to the thoughts, advice, and experiences of successful female business leaders. The topics of discussion range from female leadership, strategies for success, female innovation, work-life balance, and more!

Wharton Leadership Lecture: Rich Riley

Wharton leadership

Rich Riley, W’96, joined Shazam as CEO in 2013 with nearly 20 years’ experience as an entrepreneur and technology leader. Under his leadership, Shazam has grown to reach hundreds of millions of active users and evolved into a mobile platform that enables brands to engage consumers via TV, Radio, Cinema,

Entrepreneur in Residence: Annie Wang

Annie Wang (C’05/WG’13) is Co-founder and Co-president of Senvol, the industry leader in data for additive manufacturing (i.e. industrial 3D printing). Senvol’s products and services have been used by a variety of Fortune 500 companies and government agencies in industries such as aerospace, oil & gas, consumer products and automotive.

Deadline: Spring Research Symposium

Wharton undergraduate students are invited to present at CURF’s Spring Research Symposium (February 4, 2016, 5:30-7:00pm). Please register by going to the following link and filling out the form: www.upenn.edu/curf/form/spring-research-week-poster-session-presenter-form CURF is happy to pay for the printing of posters displayed at this event.  To do this, students must submit their poster

Pitching Yourself to Startups

Presenter: Maria Halpern, MBA Career Management Join MBA Career Management, Wharton Entrepreneurship, eClub and Tech Club for a session on how to effectively “pitch” yourself for job opportunities at startups. In this workshop, MBACM will share best practices for networking and landing jobs with startups collected from conversations with startup

Entrepreneur in Residence: Brendan McCorkle

Brendan McCorkle EMTM’11, Founder & CEO, Cloudmine Data security & governance often hinders the delivery of mobile initiatives by presenting risks to organizations including privacy, authorization and auditability. Building compliant mobile systems requires expertise in constantly evolving regulations. These challenges make for a perfect storm of complexity within healthcare and

WE Wednesday: Lessons from Artisan Mobile

Bob Moul, CEO of Cloudamize, will share lessons learned on the “rise and fall” of Artisan Mobile. He will talk about the “f” word with real world depth and experience far beyond the cliché “fail fast” mantra of current startup culture. Bob’s original talk at PSL Founder Factory last December

Accelerator Ready

Join KJ Singh, Director of Techstars, NYC for a talk about how to get your venture “Accelerator Ready.” Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to live. With dozens of mentorship-driven accelerator programs and thousands of community programs worldwide, Techstars

WLV: Outdoor Rock Climbing

This all-day outdoor climbing venture is designed to foster team building in a challenging, high-pressure environment. Debriefing and scheduled reflection provide participants with an opportunity to transfer the leadership lessons learned while climbing. No experience is necessary. Climbing instruction and gear are provided. Boxed breakfast, lunch, and motor coach transportation

WLV: Navigating Uncertainty


Navigating Uncertainty: A Team Challenge – Wissahickon Valley Park An outdoor activity that uses an orienteering course as the medium to force participants to collaborate and compete with other teams. This outdoor component is a condensed expedition which mimics the challenges teams face anywhere – setting task and process goals,

WLV: Sailing


This venture provides participants with a unique opportunity to develop leadership, teamwork and communication skills while learning how to sail modern sailboats. No experience is necessary. Boxed breakfast, lunch, and motor coach transportation are all provided. There is no fee to participate in this venture. Registration is open to all

Registration Deadline: Glassblowing with WLV

WLV Undergraduate Artistry in Action, Glassblowing Workshop Sign up now to join WLV for a day of Glassblowing at East Falls Glassworks! When: Friday, February 19, 2016 from 12:30 PM to 5:30 PM (including travel time) Where: East Falls Glassworks Cost: Free (transportation and lunch are included)  

Startup Finance Workshop

Michael Taormina WG’15, Consultant, VentureOutNY, and Co-founder and former CFO of CommonBond, will explore common startup finance issues faced by entrepreneurs looking to secure capital and properly manage their business. Co-founding and launching CommonBond while an MBA at Wharton, Michael helped raise $10mm in equity capital to finance internal operations

Entrepreneur in Residence: Eliot Ingram

Eliot Ingram (WG’99), is the co-founder and CEO of Clear Admit, a leading digital media and data company that helps MBA applicants find the right business school and helps business schools find the right applicants. For the past fourteen years at Clear Admit, Eliot has helped thousands of applicants gain

Lunch with Spencer’s CEO, Steven Silverstein

Join Baker Retailing Center for lunch with Steve Silverstein (WG’85), President and Chief Executive Officer of Spencer’s. Spencer’s is the mall destination for entertainment, excitement and fun. For over 65 years Spencer’s has been offering unique product for the lifestyle of our core 18-24 year old guests, who are high

Entrepreneur in Residence: Jeff Marrazzo, C’00, ENG’00, WG’09

Jeffrey D. Marrazzo is co-founder and CEO of Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ONCE), a gene therapy leader developing one-time, life-altering treatments to transform the lives of patients with debilitating diseases. Under Jeff’s leadership, Spark has raised more than $365 million, established a global collaboration with Pfizer in hemophilia B, and

Starting-Up: Driving Change Through Entrepreneurship

Come meet some of the biggest names in the startup scene, from data analytics to marketing, and from biotechnology to healthcare. Our panel will feature the CTOs, COOs, and CEOs of RJMetrics, Curalate, Biobots, Gamma Basics, and Seratis. Ask questions, get advice, and pitch your ideas. Discover all there is

The New Now: Lecture with Gus Carlson

the new now

In your parents’ day, news meant three things: TV, newspapers, and magazines. But now you have those, plus Facebook, Snapchat, Blogs, Twitter, YouTube, Yelp… How do you make sense of that information overload? Who do you trust? In his talk, “The New Now,” Gus Carlson, executive vice president and Global

WARC Alumni Speaker: Apu Gupta, CEO, Curalate

The Wharton Alumni Relations Council is excited to be hosting a guest lecture from Apu Gupta, WG’05, the CEO of Curalate, which is a visual marketing firm producing software that enables its clients to analyze images on social media platforms. The firm just received an additional $27.5 million in funding. Come and