Wharton Stories: Student Profiles

Students share their perspectives on what it’s like to be Hispanic in The Wharton MBA Program for Executives.

Four Hispanic Student Perspectives At Wharton: The Journey To An MBA

“I think early recruiting helped me decide what I wanted to do. I was looking at big FinTech companies, consulting, and VC firms. I realized in the middle of the VC interview that VC was 100% not for me. I also realized that I didn’t want to do large fintech, so that was another positive outcome.”

An Inside Look at Navigating Pre-MBA Programs and Early Recruiting at Wharton

“Yes, Wharton is a ton of work. But it’s 100% worth it.” – Marcio Oliveira, WG’22

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Is Helping This Student Hit the Ground Running at Peloton

“My advice to the next incoming class? You belong here. After WEMBA, you’ll realize there’s nothing you can’t do.” –Dr. Frank Igwé, WG’20

Meet Dr. Frank Igwé, WG’20, One of Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Most Admired CEOs”

Brittney Govan, WG’21, and Itunu Dacosta, WG’22, and chat about being recognized for their meaningful leadership in the Black community at Wharton and beyond.

A Conversation Between Whitney M. Young Memorial Fellowship Scholars

Emily Grossarth, C’24, W’24, may be a beach girl but she’s no beach bum. She founded the Penn Surf Club and runs a surf school for young girls in her Jersey hometown.

‘Surf Club Girl’ Is Riding the Waves at Penn

“We need to use analytics to help people understand why diversity, inclusion, and belonging is important but there are practical systemic realities that inhibit it, and why we need to re-code the system with first principles and new frameworks to make a difference!” said Shujaat Ahmad, WG’17.

How this Alumnus is Merging People Analytics with Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Speaking to new students at Orientation, Ryan Morley, WG’21, focused on the importance of giving back to the community to enhance their experience.

Why this Wharton EMBA Alumnus Advises New Students to See Networking Differently

MBA student Brie Groh is helping Wharton People Analytics asses how the workplace is evolving in culture and practice.

What Will the Future of Work Look Like?

An interest in consumer retail led Kaylee Tao, W’22, to opportunities and mentorships on campus and off.

This Wharton Senior Has Learned as Much Outside the Classroom as Within