Student Rel Lavizzo-Mourey on Launching a Startup in School

Rel Lavizzo

Wharton San Francisco second-year EMBA student Rel Lavizzo-Mourey recently launched her luxury outerwear company called Silver Lining on Kickstarter. More than half-way to her fundraising goal, we asked Rel to tell us more about her “double bottom line” venture and how her Wharton experience is helping her build her business.Read More

Wharton San Francisco EMBA Student Shares Sponsorship Tips

Timothy van den Broek

Asking your organization for financial sponsorship to attend Wharton’s EMBA program isn’t always easy. After all, you’re not only seeking to have every other Friday off, but also a significant amount of resources. We asked Timothy van den Broek, a financially sponsored first-year Wharton San Francisco EMBA student, to tellRead More

A Day in the Life of a Wharton San Francisco EMBA Student

From the minute students arrive on campus in San Francisco or Philadelphia, their Wharton weekend is jam packed with classes and activities. Each weekend varies, but here is what a recent Wharton San Francisco weekend for first-year EMBA students looked like: Welcome Back: Friday, 8:00am While many students arrive onRead More

Big Choice in B-School Electives

Raynelle Grace

Wharton EMBA students have many choices when it comes to b-school electives. They can major in a particular area or they can explore a diversity of subjects. They also can choose to take electives at either our Philadelphia or San Francisco campus. Second-year executive MBA student Raynelle Grace, president ofRead More

EMBA Student Veteran Builds Synergies

Jeff Mund

EMBA student veteran and Naval Academy graduate Jeffrey Mund has been busy networking with his new classmates at Wharton. In addition to his role as manager of Maryland, Delaware and BWI Airport for Deutsche Post DHL, he has connected fellow veterans and active duty military students on the Philadelphia and SanRead 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

International Trip to Indonesia “Broadens Perspective”

David Trecker and EMBA classmates in Indonesia.

Wharton’s EMBA program has a long tradition of organizing international class trips. As second-year Philadelphia student David Trecker explains, “It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to appreciate – with 60 classmates– a foreign culture through the lenses of business, government and social leaders.” David, who is director of market andRead More

Wharton EMBA Career Day

An alumni panel at Career Day in Philadelphia.

Dawn Graham, who joined our staff last winter, brings a lot of experience to the table as career management director of the executive MBA program in Philadelphia. Having recently organized our first EMBA Career Day on the East Coast (her counterpart at Wharton | San Francisco, Steve Hernandez, organized theRead More

International Trip to South Africa was “Enlightening”

Wharton | San Francisco MBA for executives student Jessica Ross recently returned from her International Trip to South Africa. We asked the managing director of cost transformation at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals to tell us more about her experience on the trip. Here’s what she said: We wereRead More

International Trip to Spain Was “Amazing”

Raj Bharti, WG'15 in Madrid

  This year, second-year executive MBA students had four options for their International Trip: Indonesia, South Africa, Spain, and San Francisco. Raj Bharti, a student at Wharton | San Francisco and managing principal of Collaborate Consulting in Seattle, WA, said his international trip to Spain was “amazing.” Having recently returnedRead More

Executive MBA Entrepreneurs in Washington DC

Put a bunch of executive MBA students together in a room and it doesn’t take long for great ideas to hatch. A good example is when several students from Washington, DC started talking about organizing meetups to enhance Wharton connections in the DC area. Identifying entrepreneurship as a popular topic amongRead More

TGIWF Webinar: Wharton EMBA Students Discuss Program Experience

What kind of career impact will an executive MBA have? Is it worth the investment of time and money? What’s it really like to be an EMBA student at Wharton? Since these are important questions for prospective students, we recently held a TGIWF (Thank Goodness Its Wharton Friday) webinar onRead More

Six Lessons from an EMBA Journey

Kristal Dehnad juggled a lot during her time at WhartonSan Francisco. In addition to being promoted from director of charitable trusts to managing director of partner relations and programs at Stanford University, she also co-chaired Wharton’s Social Impact Conference and took a Global Modular Course on Conflict, Leadership and Change in Rwanda.Read More