Our Mission:The mission of KWHS is to promote global financial literacy, entrepreneurship and leadership among high school students and educators by providing free innovative educational content.
Global Young Leaders Academy
High School students from India are invited to apply to attend a two-week intensive, summer leadership program being held at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Lesson PlansKWHS worked with high school students, educators, Wharton students and business professionals to develop over 400 business lesson plans that cover 10 subjects.
Video GlossaryA comprehensive video glossary of hundreds of business-related terms.
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Educators: Join the ConversationContribute your thoughts about the current “Ask an Expert” question:Or, take a look at the latest “Week in Review”, and discuss how you could incorporate these events in the classroom.
The Week in Review:
Sure, prom is fun and, for many, unforgettable. And amid all the drama and dress decisions, you can glean some valuable insight about innovation, communication, resilience and leadership. Someday when you replace that tux with a boardroom-worthy suit, you may well think back on business lessons from the big dance.
If you’re like most people, your deepest connection to a bag of potato chips is when you’re on the couch, binge-watching Grey’s Anatomy, with your favorite junk food. Here’s a chance to think about that bag on an even deeper level — with business concepts like marketing and branding in mind. This article, portions of which first appeared in the Knowledge@Wharton online business journal, explores the role that consumers play in the marketing and development of new products — from the perspective of a Lay’s potato chip campaign on social media.
The Week in Review:
As we celebrate our planet on Earth Day 2015, we also take a closer look at the connection between business and the environment. With the help of some smart teen environmentalists, KWHS explores corporate social responsibility and why businesses are “morally responsible to replenish and sustain the sources that provide foundations for their economic success.”
As California’s Golden State Warriors professional basketball team moves its way through the NBA playoffs after finishing off a remarkable regular season, KWHS takes you behind the scenes with Daniel Brusilovsky, the team’s digital initiatives lead. Brusilovsky, a teen tech whiz who now, at 22, has landed a “dream” job with the Warriors, explains beacon technology and why it’s important to start learning and doing.