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Race and Sports Video Archives

WSBI and the Center for Africana Studies present Race and Sports, an annual speaker series. Enjoy these video recordings of past events and join us every April for further conversation. 2018: The Miseducation of the Student Athlete 2017: A Conversation on Race, Sports, and Activism 2015 Read More

Congratulations! Alumni on SportsBusiness Journal’s Forty Under 40 List

The SportsBusiness Journal introduced their 2019 Forty Under 40 recipients. These 40 individuals have been selected as the leaders and innovators in the sports field who’ve made significant impacts before the age of 40. 2019 We are proud to have three alumni, Amanda Herald W’09, Zach Leonsis C’11, Devi Mahadevia WG ’08 who have been recognized for their hard work ...Read More

Wharton 40 Under 40 Winners

Congratulations to Akshay Khanna and Todd Mortensen who have been named in Wharton’s 40 Under 40 for the great strides they are making the business world and have had a connection–past or present to sports! Below is part of the article from The Wharton Magazine: Akshay K. Khanna G15 WG15                    ...Read More

The Sports Innovation Series Recap

FEBRUARY 9, 2017 Cozen O’Connor and the Wharton Sports Business Initiative launched their Sports Innovation Series. This was the first in a new series developed by Wharton and Cozen O’Connor to tackle the pressing issues of the day and discuss the future of the sports industry. Read More

Recap of Inside the Industry: Soccer Panel

JANUARY 23, 2017 Wharton Sports Business Initiative is pleased to have partnered with the Undergraduate Sports Business Club’s “Inside the Industry: Soccer Panel” on Monday night. Over 100 students came to hear from a panel of key influencers in the soccer industry Read More

A Conversation about Athlete Activism Recap

OCTOBER 25, 2016 In a classroom filled with approximately 50 students and administrators, Wharton Sports Business Professors Ken Shropshire and Scott Rosner led a discussion about athlete activism. Read More