Lauder Institute News

Lauder Student Spotlight: Clark Brown Jr.

We are delighted to share profiles of our new Lauder Class of 2022. Lauder students are gifted, driven, and exceptionally academically talented. Students share their stories, offer advice, and discuss their reasons for joining the Lauder program. 1. Where you are from and what were you doing before Lauder? I’mRead More

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Internship Opportunity Leads to Career in Energy

Julia Hoos

Julia Hoos, G’18, WG’18, knows that renewable energy is driving the future. By participating in two Lauder Leadership Immersion Internships, Julia witnessed this growing energy transformation first hand.Originally from Germany, Julia was drawn to the Lauder Institute because of its global mission. “I knew the way to learn about otherRead More

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256 South 37th street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

The health hustle in East Africa

Webinar recap: health infrastructures in Africa by: Dr. Lynsey Farrell, Director of the Lauder Africa Program & Senior Lecturer, Anthropology Despite dire predictions in February and March, countries across Africa are doing remarkably well in their battle against the spread of COVID-19. The explanations for these more positive outcomes haveRead More

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256 South 37th street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

Event: The Challenges and Opportunities of Africa’s Health Systems

COVID-19 has created challenges for African countries, but not necessarily in the ways that early observers expected. The continent is weathering the pandemic in terms of broad health outcomes, but the challenges of adequate health infrastructures in most African countries remain. To kick off a new Lauder Africa Fall seminarRead More

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256 South 37th street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

Lauder Director Develops Faculty Publishing Workshop

Martine Haas

Lauder Director Martine Haas discusses her work with developing an unique and hands-on workshop that provides deep insight into the publishing process at top management journals. Learn more here.

The Joseph H. Lauder Institute
256 South 37th street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

Lauder Alum Shares How His GKL Led Him to His Dream Job

Lauder alum Louis Gilbert (G’19, WG’19) shares how his GKL project propelled him to a dream-role at the NHL. He is now using his Chinese-language skills to develop a local fanbase for hockey in China, where the sport is growing in popularity. Louis shares: “Without the GKL I wouldn’t haveRead More

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256 South 37th street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

New Lauder Students Connect with Alumni Network

Students and alumni

A group of Lauder students based in China: Wai Cheng, Vicky Chen, and Daniel Miao (G’22, WG’22), developed their own informal Shanghai immersion before their Lauder virtual pre-term courses started. By reaching out to the alumni network of Penn, Wharton, and Lauder, they were able to spend several days meetingRead More

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2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

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256 South 37th street
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Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

New Appointments at the Lauder Institute

We are pleased to announce three new appointments at the Lauder Institute! They are truly exciting additions to our community, and will strengthen Lauder’s ability to fulfill our mission of developing outstanding business leaders who look globally, engage locally, and act responsibly to have powerful impact in the world. Dr.Read More

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256 South 37th street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

New Senior Global Fellow Dr. Melissa Thomas-Hunt

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The Lauder Institute is pleased to welcome Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt as our latest Senior Global Fellow. As Head of Global Diversity and Belonging at Airbnb, Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt leads the strategy and execution of our global internal diversity, inclusion, equity and belonging programs. An expert on building inclusive, global teams,Read More

The Joseph H. Lauder Institute
256 South 37th street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330