Wharton Global Youth Program

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The Wharton Global Youth Program mobilizes the extensive opportunities of the Wharton academic community to educate and inspire pre-collegiate students to explore business practices, analyze the world’s complex challenges, and take the first steps in becoming leaders who will transform the global economy.

Wharton Global High School Investment Competition

The Wharton Global High School Investment Competition is a free, online investment simulation for high school students (9th to 12th grade) and teachers. Together, they learn about teamwork, communication, risk, diversification, company and industry analysis, and many other important aspects of investing.

News & Articles

Wharton Global Youth produces original content introducing high school students and educators to the broad scope of business and finance education. Explore hundreds of educational articles featuring Wharton analysis, discover enterprising teen entrepreneurs on our monthly Future of the Business World Podcast, and more.

Global Youth News

Wharton Investment Competition: Tales from the 2023 Teams

On June 5, 2023, the Wharton Global Youth Program launched registration for the 2023-2024 Wharton Global High School Investment competition.   We’ve just got to ask: Are you ready to have some fun with finance?   Maybe you’re worried because you don’t know a stock from a stapler, and $100,000, even if it’s virtual, is an unbelievable stack of ...
Science & Technology

How Will AI and Hybrid Work Change Your Job?

Nikita Q., a high school junior from Washington state, already has a clear vision of where she fits into the future of work. The 17-year-old Wharton Global Youth Pre-baccalaureate student aspires to be an artificial intelligence (AI) ethicist, exploring and problem-solving how society can responsibly use advancing tech. “I decided…Read More
Future of the Business World Podcast

A Competitive Debater and ‘Big Talker’ Finds Her Place in PR

On this month’s Wharton Global Youth podcast, we explore new Future of the Business World territory: inside public relations. Earlier this year Casey Gottlieb, 16 and a sophomore from New York City who attends Blair Academy in New Jersey, launched her own PR agency to help businesses communicate with the…Read More

Our annual report highlights the achievements that the Global Youth team has accomplished in a year’s time. Discover Global Youth’s mission-driven work, partnerships, markets and vision as we deliver quality business-education opportunities to high school students and educators.



Resources for Educators

Wharton Global Youth Program provides resources and training for teachers both inside and outside the high school classroom, including professional development opportunities and teaching tools. Offerings include lesson plans and articles with conversation starters, themed toolkits, a comprehensive video glossary, and student competitions.