Wharton Stories: Technology

“Creating Pairfect has been the most meaningful experience I have had since coming to Wharton, and it was only through the people in this community that I was able to build this service…I am able to realize my dream of creating something in this often misunderstood intersection of social work and business.” – Annie Xu, WG’24

Investing in Love: Wharton’s “Pairfect” Match

“We are building courses to inspire, to raise awareness that the finance industry is one that anyone can navigate with the right exposure, the correct skill sets. That’s why AltFinance is great for Wharton, and vice versa for our HBCU participants.” – Dr. Burcu Esmer, Academic Director of the AltFinance Institute and Senior Lecturer of Finance at Wharton

Dollars and Sense: How Wharton and AltFinance Carve New Opportunity

“It’s been incredible to watch Sindi and Maryem working together on this app, which has not been an easy project. It requires a lot of collaboration and a lot of humility…Sindi and Maryem don’t give up. They are intellectually curious, and they really are role models for other students – especially young women.” – Gillian Bazelon, Senior Associate Director of the Stevens Center

How Friendship, Finance Blooms at Wharton’s Stevens Center

AI at Wharton brings together an impressively diverse offering of teaching and research resources on artificial intelligence.

The Future of AI: How Wharton Is Leading the Charge

“I thought it would be a summer internship with a project, but then I realized this is big. We’re making a difference…you’re never too young to make an impact.” — Nancy Li, W’27.

Stevens Center Unveils App Made For Teens, By Teens

“I hope my story inspires others to navigate their life challenges successfully, pursue their passions, and recognize that an MBA education is within reach.” – Sheila Xu, WG’24

In Honor of Deaf Awareness Month, Meet the Pioneering Sheila Xu

“My advice for prospective EMBA students is to focus on relationship-building as opposed to grades. When you go to your ten-year Wharton reunion, people remember the time you spent together and what you gave back to your network.” – Anand Raghavan, WG’13

From Engineer to Entrepreneur: Wharton’s Powerful Career Impact 

“At Cypher, we are always on the cutting edge of what’s happening, and that’s what continues to enable us to stay ahead.” – Sarah Hammer, Esq., Founder and Executive Director of Wharton’s Cypher Accelerator

Wharton’s Cypher Accelerator is at the Forefront of FinTech

“What I most enjoyed about meeting Wharton students in my first formal visit to the School was the chance to learn first-hand about the focus on innovative teaching at Wharton, and how that has enhanced their experience inside the classroom and out of it. Dean James’ leadership through the Wharton Way builds on the legacy of the world’s premiere business school by advancing pedagogy to ensure the very best possible preparation for our next generation of business and civic leaders.” – Liz Magill, President of the University of Pennsylvania

President Liz Magill, Dean Erika James, and Wharton’s Future of Pedagogy

“While this program is a challenge, it’s also a once in a lifetime opportunity. You’ll make lifelong friends, join the world’s largest business school alumni network, and learn more than you thought possible.” – Maria Devassy, WG’23

How This Tech Industry Expert Found Value in Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives