Recent Press Releases

Americas Society/Council of the Americas (AS/COA), the premier forum dedicated to the understanding and debate of key issues confronting the Americas, was announced today as the exclusive “Thought Leadership Partner” of the “Cuba Opportunity Summit” hosted by Knowledge@Wharton (http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu), the online research and business analysis journal of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Knowledge@Wharton is organizing the conference in New York City on April 1 in collaboration with The Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania and Momentum.

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Knowledge@Wharton, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania’s online research and business analysis journal, in collaboration with The Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania and Momentum, a leading event organizer, today announced it will host a major conference for senior U.S. executives to gain insight into the legal and business challenges of doing business in Cuba as well as to capitalize on the opportunities of tapping into the island’s market.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA, DECEMBER 4, 2013–Knowledge@Wharton, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania’s online research and business analysis journal, today announced it will launch a conference for senior executives in the consumer goods and retail industries. Titled, “High Velocity Growth 2014: The Retail and Consumer Goods Summit,” the two-day event will take place on April 28-29, 2014, at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square, New York. MORE

Martin Ringlein to present “Fostering a Creative Economy: Designing for a Nation” at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. & PHILADELPHIA, October 29, 2013 — Martin Ringlein, Presidential Innovation Fellow at the White House, Office of Science and Technology Policy, will keynote the Social Media Leadership Awards at the Wharton School on December 9, 2013. The awards are part of a social media conference featuring industry leaders from Adobe, Morgan Stanley, American Airlines, Campbell Soup Company, and GlaxoSmithKline, among others, who will share best practices and strategies across multiple disciplines in the industry.  MORE


REGISTRATION OPENS TODAY

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 29, 2013  — PwC US and Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) announced that registration opened today for the third PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility. The professional-development opportunity targeting educators, principals, administrators and superintendents from the eastern United States, will be held at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Oct. 25-27. Educators interested in applying may do so through the online application process. MORE

Three-Day Training to Deepen Nearly 120 Educators' Personal Finance Teaching Skills

SAN FRANCISCO, June 17, 2013  – PwC US and Knowledge @ Wharton High School (KWHS) today welcomed nearly 120 high school educators to the PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility.  The intensive three-day event is being held at Wharton | San Francisco, the West Coast campus of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. MORE

June 12, 2013, PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. & PHILADELPHIA–The 2nd Annual Social Media Leadership Awards, organized by Social Strategy1, Knowledge@Wharton, and AUS, Inc. , with support from Ernst & Young, is now accepting submissions through July 30, 2013.

The Social Media Leadership Awards will honor organizations across multiple industries that have proven best practices in social media utilization to achieve business objectives. Judges will select entries worldwide across 13 industry categories . Finalists will be invited to attend and participate in workshops and panel discussions during a two-day conference and awards ceremony at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania December 2-3, 2013. MORE

June 10, 2013 — Just in time for graduation season, Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) has named 19 business leaders as “Trailblazers” in a new eBook available as a no cost download for registered KWHS users.  The book includes candid and thoughtful interviews with some of the most dynamic leaders of our times including:

  • NBA Legend Magic Johnson
  • Paypal-Tesla-SpaceX’s Elon Musk
  • “Avengers” & “Much Ado” Director Joss Whedon
  • Under Armour’s Kevin Plank
  • Pfizer’s Amy Schulman

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