Wharton Stories: Global

The Future of Commercial Aerospace in China

PWCC and Future Aerospace hosted the 2018 International Salon of Commercial Space Industry Development and Investment to look at new opportunities in the field.

“Employers should make the resources available to their staff that the staff need, and the staff need to take personal responsibility for respecting certain basic new rules for the time being.”

The World Health Organization Rep. Shares Her COVID-19 Prediction for the Coming Months

Angela Specht, WG’20, chief of staff at Johnson & Johnson Global Public Health, came to Wharton for the credential of an MBA, but says she is getting “exponentially more” out of this program.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program is Helping this Executive Impact Global Public Health

Wharton experts weigh in on the global economy, online teaching, remote work, and flattening the curve of COVID-19 impact.

Faculty Insights: How to Lead and Work Through a Pandemic

Daniel Wu, WG’20, and Ada Zhang, WG’21, are leading volunteer efforts across the Wharton community to collect medical supplies for their home country of China.

How Wharton EMBA Students Are Making a Difference in the Coronavirus Outbreak

“For the last few years, and in particular since the global financial crisis, we have been on a painkiller. And that painkiller has been incredible liquidity support by central banks. They’ve kept the economy going, but they haven’t solved what’s holding back genuine inclusive economic growth.”

Is Another Financial Crash on the Horizon? Mohamed El-Erian Weighs In.

“There’s this incredible disconnect right now. Unemployment is at 3.6 percent — that’s beyond full employment. Why is everybody so unhappy, or at least, anxious?”

Dean Garrett Breaks Down Trade War Politics, the Rise of Populism, and What Keeps Him Optimistic

During Wharton’s EMBA program, Katherine Tan, WG’19, joined the Gates Foundation where she is achieving her goal of working at the “intersection of social impact and the private sector.”

How Wharton is Helping this Alumna Impact Global Development

“What we were finding was that we were onto something big and something different, something that wasn’t just confined to my community, Tarkwa Breman, alone.”

How This Penn Alum Is Revitalizing Education and Healthcare Through Cocoa Farms in Ghana

Misha Nasrollahzadeh, WG’20, recalls how a Global Modular Course in Ethiopia with her healthcare management class helped broaden her perspective on healthcare and innovation.

Lessons This Healthcare Management Student Took Away from a Trip to Ethiopia

Julian Gomez Faustino, WG’20, came to Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives for its undiluted MBA and global focus.

Why This Chief Risk Officer Says Wharton Is Worth the Commute from Mexico City