Knowledge@Wharton High School Kick Off Fourth Financial Capability and Leadership Training Seminar for High School Educators

Seminar Equips Teachers with Tools and Resources that will Help Students Prosper

SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2014 -- 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 purpose of the biannual, three-day training seminar is to deepen educators' subject-matter knowledge of how to effectively teach basic, yet critical, financial and leadership skills students will need to thrive. Taking place at Wharton | San Francisco, the west coast campus of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the learning experience will serve as a valuable networking and idea-sharing opportunity for teachers looking to accelerate their students' financial capability and business acumen. To date, the seminar has strengthened the financial literacy teaching skills of more than 500 educators across the United States. MORE

CEOs of Lucky Brand, Warby Parker, Alice + Olivia and Triumph Motorcycles Are Among Speakers at Knowledge@Wharton’s Retail and Consumer Goods Summit April 28-29 in NYC

Industry executives and Wharton faculty will discuss how to achieve high-velocity growth in the highly competitive retail and consumer goods industries. MORE

Philadelphia Business Journal Highlights KWHS / PwC Seminars for High School Educators

In a guest column, PwC’s Shannon Schuyler and Knowledge@Wharton’s Mukul Pandya discuss the need for financial education training for educators.  MORE (Feb 14, 2014) K@W featured in news roundup's weekly news roundup includes a recent Knowledge@Wharton piece on peer-to-peer lending.  MORE (Jan. 11, 2014) "Fascinating writeup" from K@W is featured highlights Knowledge@Wharton's recent discussion of collaborative consumption, deeming it a "fascinating writeup." MORE (Jan. 7, 2014)

Knowledge@Wharton Announces Dates, Speakers and Venue for High Velocity Growth 2014, the Retail and Consumer Goods Summit

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

Office of Science and Technology Policy Presidential Fellow to Keynote Knowledge@Wharton Social Media Leadership Awards

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

Entrepreneur: K@W piece is featured in a list of top web stories

A Knowledge@Wharton piece on emerging markets is featured among Entrepreneur’s “10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week.” (Oct. 25, 2013) MORE

The Economist: EY and K@W e-book is highlighted

The Economist lauds “Mobile Banking: Financial Services Meet the Electronic Wallet," a video-enhanced e-book co-produced by Ernst & Young and Knowledge@Wharton. (Sept. 25, 2013) MORE

PwC and Knowledge@Wharton High School to Host Third Business and Financial Responsibility Training Seminar for High School Educators


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