Wharton Stories: Global

Wall Street veteran and Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat, WG’87, shares four lessons from the global financial crisis that she says are “relevant today for all industries.”

The 4 Lessons Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat Learned from the Financial Crisis

Originally from Brazil, Vinicius Pires, WG’19, says his Wharton education will continue to pay off for the rest of his career.

Why this Student Sees the Wharton MBA as a Family Investment

The impact of the Beijing-based center and research fund has been far-reaching on campus and in China.

Three Years On: A Look at the Penn Wharton China Center

Founder, chairman, and CEO of Arrail Group, Robert Zou, WG’94, shares takeaways from his experience as an entrepreneur in China and his success in the health care sector.

6 Pieces of Advice for New Entrepreneurs in China — and Beyond

Though the keynotes and fireside chats were long-planned, speakers seized the moment and took on the timeliest issues and headlines in business, geopolitics, and economics. Here is a snapshot of some of the key takeaways and perspectives from the Forum.

4 Sessions From The Wharton Global Forum in Sydney You Need to Know About

EMBA alum Gleb Chuvpilo, WG’17, talks about three things that make entrepreneurship in Israel unique and what he took away from a deep dive into this high-tech entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Global Modular Course Immerses Wharton EMBA Students in the ‘Startup Nation’ of Israel

An accomplished mountaineer who has reached the North Pole, the South Pole, and all of the Seven Summits, Lei Wang, WG’03, spoke to a packed audience at Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing about how to reach your highest potential.

How a Wharton Expedition Inspired This MBA Alumna to Complete the 7+2 Adventure Grand Slam

As the Chinese New Year approaches, we take a look back at highlights from some of the most memorable events and lectures that left an impact on the Penn Wharton China community in 2017.

2017: The Penn Wharton China Center Year in Review

Luis Rietti, WG’18, on the learning environment, community, and opportunities in the Wharton MBA Program for Executives in Philadelphia

Cleantech Investment Broker Shares What It’s Like to Be a Philly Wharton EMBA Student

TJ Kennedy, WG’17, chose Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives because he wanted a full, immersive MBA experience without leaving his job with a marketing consultancy.

Deciding Between Full-time and Executive MBA Programs – and Making a Global Impact