Wharton Stories: Conferences

Wharton students share tips about interning at Facebook, Comcast, and Quicken Loans at the first Data Days Conference.

How To Land a Data Science Internship

Celebrating International Women’s Day: 2021

The 2021 New Venture Competition spotlighted a range of innovative student startups like Hairtelligence, co-founded by Isoken Igbinedion, WG’21.

Revolutionizing Hair Customization for Black Women

“Always raise your hand to take on new challenges, even if you don’t think you are ready.”

How Women in Data Science Rise to the Top

“One of the things I love most about entertainment is when there’s a problem, you can figure it out, make something, or get around it.”

Media & Entertainment Industry Alums Share Creative Solutions to COVID Disruption

A class project on wildfire prevention led three Wharton undergrads to present their findings at the Women in Data Science Conference at Penn.

Predicting Random Forest Fires in California

“While we need experience to learn, it is mostly interfering with the learning process,” said Annie Duke, author and retired professional poker player.

How to Learn from Wins and Losses — and Other Lessons from Poker

At this year’s MARC Conference, undergrads heard from Wharton alum and Christian Lacroix CEO Nicolas Topiol on how he helped revive the luxury fashion house post-bankruptcy.

4 Brand Strategies That Put Christian Lacroix Back on the Runway

Wharton Prof. Gad Allon discusses how new platforms like Uber affect the behavior of gig economy workers at the 2019 London Global Wharton Forum.

What Motivates Workers in the Gig Economy?

Prof. Mauro Guillen shared his findings on the effects different governments have on GDP per capita at the 2019 London Wharton Global Forum.

Does It Pay to Have a Monarchy? The Answer Might Surprise You