Since PWCC opened in 2015, it’s become a hub of business and academic activity in Beijing’s Central Business District and a link for idea exchange between the School and Asia.*
Events held at PWCC
Telepresence events since PWCC began its Research Frontiers Speaker Series last March. Speakers included business ethics professor Kevin Werbach
Approximate number of Wharton alumni currently in China
Number of Penn alumni who attended events
Miles between Philadelphia and Beijing
Ben on the Bench replicas at PWCC
Year when the first Chinese student enrolled at Penn
Media outlets covering PWCC news and happenings annually
Funding for 28 projects through the Penn China Research and Engagement Fund, which facilitates engagement with PWCC and supports five areas of study, including health care, innovation, and political economy
Current PWCC partnerships with Chinese institutions
Events related to business (25 percent focused on technology/innovation/entrepreneurship)
Approximate number of Chinese students currently at Wharton
*All figures from 2015–2017 unless noted.
Published as “China Connection’” in the Spring/Summer 2018 issue of Wharton Magazine.