Our Entrepreneurship Stories: Socially-minded Entrepreneurs

  What motivates entrepreneurship and innovation? One of the values that are inextricably entwined into the core of the businesses is positive social change and impact. On November 4, 2021, three socially-minded entrepreneurs — Peter Wang Hjemdahl, Rui Jing Jiang, and Tiffany Yao, who are dedicated to making impactful changeRead More

PWCC Book Talk Series: Bringing Up the Boss

  On October 22, 2021, PWCC invited Wharton Management Lecturer Rachel Pacheco to discuss her book, Bringing Up the Boss: Practical Lessons for New Managers. A new start-up comes on the scene filled with a team of talented people. The start-up grows, the team expands, and those early joiners allRead More

PWCC Book Talk Series: The Leader’s Checklist

  On October 20, 2021, PWCC and Wharton School Press invited Wharton Management Prof. Michael Useem to discuss his book, The Leader’s Checklist. Based on the lessons from astonishing stories, solid research, and years of leadership development work with a wide array of companies and organizations in the United StatesRead More

Why Is a Business Model Innovation Strategy Imperative for Every Company in the Digital Age?

  The COVID-19 pandemic prompted companies in every sector of the global economy — large and small, public and private, for-profit and social — to reinvent and reimagine themselves to be able to survive and prosper. Executive leaders around the world are taking a hard look at how to doRead More

The Future of Great Power Relations

  On August 19, PWCC partnered with Yale Beijing Center and Penn’s Perry World House to hold a virtual discussion on “The Future of Great Power Relations.” Yuping He (General Manager of PWCC) and Carol Li (Managing Director of Yale Beijing Center) gave the opening remarks. The event was moderatedRead More

Our Entrepreneurship Stories: 30 Under 30 Panel Discussion

  About the Series University of Pennsylvania has one of the highest numbers of Forbes 400 Billionaire alumni. This event series highlights startups and entrepreneurs that came out of the Penn/Wharton innovation ecosystem. Panels of entrepreneurs will share their stories and experiences, moderated by well-known venture capitalists. About the EventRead More

Penn-Fudan Virtual Series: U.S.-China Hospital Management and Navigating Challenges During COVID-19

  Together with Penn Medicine and Fudan University’s Institute for Global Public Policy, PWCC launched a virtual series on global issues and governance around COVID-19 on May 25. The first event brought together top executives and scholars from Penn Medicine as well as Fudan University’s School of Public Health andRead More

Fireside Chat with Former Ambassador Gary Locke on U.S.-China Relations and Stopping Anti-Asian Racism

Former Ambassador to China, Former Governor of Washington State, and Interim President at Bellevue College Gary Locke has been at the forefront of addressing and combating Anti-Asian Racism as U.S.-China relations deteriorate.Read More

A Tribute to Women on International Women’s Day

Join the Penn/Wharton community on International Women’s Day as we celebrate women’s achievements and work towards a more inclusive world.Read More

Penn Medicine’s Dr. Weissman Weighs In on COVID Vaccine Therapy

  On February 1, 2021, the Penn Wharton Research Frontier Virtual Series invited Penn Medicine’s Dr. Drew Weissman to discuss his research on COVID-19 vaccines and their use of nucleoside-modified mRNA therapeutics. The virtual event was attended by 120 viewers around the globe with an enthusiastic Q&A discussion. (Watch theRead More