Alumna Marla Bleavins Shares Perspective on Diversity

Marla Bleavins, WG'12

On Jan. 15, we’ll be hosting a special Diversity Night in Los Angeles where a panel of students and alumni will speak candidly about their experiences at Wharton. We asked alumna Marla Bleavins, WG’12, assistant general manager of the Convention and Tourism Development Department for the City of Los Angeles,Read More

Jessica Ross Shares Her Wharton Diversity Story

Jessica Ross, WG'15, shares her Wharton diversity story

Second-year EMBA student Jessica Ross, managing director of cost transformation at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals in Oakland, CA, is looking forward to our inaugural Diversity Night at Wharton San Francisco on Nov. 20. In addition to serving as a panelist with other students and alumni, she says she’sRead More

Amilcar Chavarria Talks Diversity at Wharton

Wharton Executive MBA alumnus Amilcar Chavarria

We invite you to join us at our inaugural Wharton Diversity Night on Thurs. Nov. 20 at our San Francisco campus. We’ll be talking with alumni, students, admissions and career management staff about our EMBA program, and a panel of students and alumni will speak candidly about their experiences here.Read More

Wharton Alumna ‘Redefines Success on Her Own Terms’

Wharton alumna Amy Yin, WG’02, recently won a National Designer of the Year Award from the Interior Design Society. This follows last year’s National Interior Design Society Designer of the Year Award. We caught up with Amy to learn more about how she’s combining her passions for design and businessRead More

Zen Capitalism is Key to Success for Wharton EMBA Alum

Wharton EMBA Alumnus Karl-Eric Briere, WG'04

A lot of business ideas for both new and existing companies are inspired in Wharton’s executive MBA program. It can lead to the solution of a problem, a collaboration, or in some instances the creation of a new business. Karl-Eric Brière, who graduated from Wharton’s EMBA program in 2004, recallsRead More

Los Angeles Student Talks about Class Bonding for Commuters

While students in Wharton’s EMBA program commute from all over the world, a highlight of the program is its distinctly residential feel. In part this is due to the requirement for students to stay over on class weekends at either a designated hotel in San Francisco or the Steinberg ConferenceRead More

New Connections Made at Wharton EMBA Women’s Networking Event

Women's networking dinner

With women still a minority on corporate boards and in upper management, second-year Wharton EMBA students Liz Armstrong and Emmelene Lee say it’s more important than ever for women in business to network and support each other as they progress through their careers. To facilitate those  connections at Wharton, theyRead More

Congratulations to Wharton’s 2012 EMBA Graduates!

It’s an exciting and important achievement to graduate from Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives in San Francisco and Philadelphia and join Wharton’s 88,000-member alumni network. During their two years at Wharton, students juggle demanding jobs and a rigorous curriculum as well as family and community responsibilities. They commute from nearRead More