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Lauder Class of 2021 Graduate Profiles

Jonte Boysen, Africa and General “After graduation, I will be joining Verdox, a young Direct Air Carbon Capture (DAC) startup in Boston, as Head of Business Development. I was introduced to the industry by a Lauder alumna at the beginning of my first semester and spent next year and aRead More

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

Teddy Shih (G’21, WG’21) Featured in Poets & Quants

Recent Lauder graduate Teddy Shih (G’21, WG’21) was chosen as one of Poets & Quants “Best & Brightest MBAs”. In this interview, he shares about his Wharton and Lauder journey, and his plans for the future. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3fV1N6G

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

Lauder Graduation 2021 Recap

The Lauder Institute congratulates the Class of 2021 on graduating in these extraordinary times. Despite the many challenges presented by COVID-19, this class has demonstrated resiliency, flexibility, and leadership in trying times. The virtual ceremony’s alumni graduation speaker was Lauder alumnus Erik Moore (G’96, WG’96), who gave a heartfelt speechRead More

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

Lauder Director Haas Interviewed on the Future of Remote Work

Lauder Institute Director, Dr. Martine Haas, was interviewed on PBS’s “Greater Boston” show in a segment called “Is Remote Work Doomed? Or Is Working From Home Here To Stay?”. Check out the video to learn more!

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

Lauder Global Business Insights Report 2021: Innovation and Change During a Global Pandemic

Knowledge@Wharton

Every year, new Lauder Institute students begin their studies by developing the articles that make up the annual Lauder Global Business Insights Report. A year of extraordinary circumstances, the Class of 2022 conducted their interviews and followed stories without the benefit of being on the ground during summer immersion. DespiteRead More

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

William Lauder on Being Prepared for Crisis

William Lauder, Executive Chairman of Estee Lauder Companies and Wharton lecturer, joins Wharton Business Daily host Dan Loney to talk about seeing change as a constant, his Wharton course on leading in challenging times, and practicing productive paranoia. “Online has been an important part of what Estee Lauder is doing. ItRead More

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

Upcoming Admission Webinars

Want to learn more about the Lauder Institute? Join Director of Admissions Marketing and Financial Aid, Kara Keenan Sweeney, for an interactive overview of The Lauder Institute’s MA International Studies joint degree program with The Wharton School MBA. This webinar will discuss the two-year curriculum, student life, career information, andRead More

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

Africa Symposium Panel Recap

At the Lauder Institute’s virtual 2021, experts from the panel discussion titled “Investing in the Future, the Future of Investments” discuss their thoughts on local markets and why they matter. Read more from Knowledge@Wharton: https://whr.tn/3u5DRmH

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

Leonard Lauder (W’54) Reflections

Leonard Lauder

Leonard Lauder (W’54), co-founder of the Lauder Institute, and chairman emeritus/former CEO of the Estée Lauder Companies reflects on success, tough business decisions, and making an impact. Read article to learn more here: https://whr.tn/3eqi56r  

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