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Wharton CEO and TIAA Institute hosted the Health Care and Financial Wellness for All Roundtable. The symposium convened a small group of experts to address health and finance inequities, their determinants, and practical solutions to mitigate their adverse effects. While the researchers and practitioners present shared many insights, here are the top four recommendations for increasing equity in health and financial wellness.


Community Engagement Comes to Life With Wharton’s Coalition for Equity and Opportunity and the Office of DEI

Wharton CEO is teaming up with diverse partners to create a powerful impact within the Wharton community, Philadelphia, and beyond. Learn about initiatives like Resilience Education | Wharton WORKS, led by Wharton Prof. Damon Phillips, and events such as the School’s inaugural Wellness Summit, in collaboration with the Perelman School of Medicine’s Neurology Department and Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer, Renita Miller, PhD.

Wharton CEO’s Highlights from the National Black MBA Association Conference

We were thrilled to support Dean Erika James at the National Black MBA Association’s 45th Annual Conference, where she served as one of the 2023 Honorary Co-Chairs. Hosted in Philadelphia, the event brought together Black professionals, MBA candidates, and business leaders across the country, eager to learn and make connections. CEO attended to better understand the challenges that Black business communities are facing, learn about the DEI initiatives organizations are implementing, and gain insights into the discussions around wealth building, board diversity, and more. Read our key takeaways.


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Diversity at Work

In honor of Juneteenth, the Ripple Effect podcast launched a special edition series, Diversity at Work, led by guest host Kenneth Shropshire, Faculty Director of Wharton CEO. In this series, Wharton faculty discuss equity, opportunity, and the complexities of racial inequality, bias, and representation within organizations. Gain insights on the importance of embracing diversity, strategies to dismantle racial biases, how to establish a psychologically safe work environment, and the role of diversity in boardrooms.

Knowledge at Wharton

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RSS Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Archives – Knowledge at Wharton

  • Diversity Is Critical for the Future of AI
    Wharton’s Stephanie Creary speaks with two experts on what companies can do to make generative AI more inclusive for consumers.…Read More
  • Closing the Racial Wealth Gap in Retirement Readiness
    Black and Hispanic Americans are less financially prepared for retirement than their white counterparts for multiple reasons. Participants at the 2023 Pension Research Council Symposium grappled with the underlying causes and suggested reforms.…Read More
  • The Subtle Levers That Influence Affirmative Action
    Affirmative action programs are often meant to lower barriers for the most disadvantaged people. But the amount of benefit depends on how they are designed, according to research from Wharton’s Alex Rees-Jones.…Read More
  • Transformative Change Starts With Responsible Research
    Responsible research can help businesses and leaders gain a sustainable edge in today’s volatile markets, write Wharton Dean Erika James and INSEAD Dean Ilian Mihov.…Read More
  • How to Bring Your Cultural Identity to Work
    When cultural minority employees talk about their race, ethnicity, or nationality in meaningful ways with colleagues, it can lead to more inclusivity, according to new research from Wharton’s Rachel Arnett.…Read More

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