Wharton’s East-Coast EMBA Class Gets Pumped Up in Argentina

The East-Coast class visited a CrossFit gym during their international seminar trip to Argentina.

Jennifer Navarro, a second-year student in Wharton’s executive MBA program in Philadelphia, is director of government relations for a Virginia-based aerospace and defense company. For our international seminar trip, we had several choices: Argentina, Hong Kong, Singapore and India. While all of them sounded interesting, my class ultimately selected Argentina.Read More

How an EMBA Transformed My Accounting Career

Andrea Funk, WG'01, CEO of Cambridge-Lee Industries

Wharton executive MBA alumna Andrea (“Andi”) Funk, WG’01, was recently named CEO of metals company Cambridge-Lee Industries in Reading, Penn. We caught up with Andi to learn more about her time at Wharton and what she describes as her “transformational” career journey. After working as a CPA for several years,Read More

Google’s Head of Travel Industry Reflects on Her Wharton Experience

Wharton | San Francisco EMBA alumna Tran Hang, WG'10

Before coming to Wharton, Tran Hang, WG’10, worked at Google. While a student in Wharton’s EMBA program in San Francisco, she took on a role to oversee sales operations for the company’s travel industry practice. After graduating from Wharton, she became Google’s head of travel industry, overseeing more holistically allRead More

Students Leave Unique Parting Gift in Rwanda

Wharton EMBA student Kristal Dehnad

Wharton San Francisco EMBA student Kristal Dehnad, director of the Charitable Trust Program at Stanford University, coauthored a blog for the Wharton Magazine about her experience in the Global Modular Course “Conflict, Leadership and Change: Lessons from Rwanda.” At the end of that course, Dehnad and her classmates left aRead 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

Program Participant Review of Wharton Finance Programs

Dr. Alpana Verma-Alag, WG '13

Dr. Alpana Verma-Alag recaps her Wharton MBA for Executives experience and journey, with special emphasis on Wharton finance programs. Dr. Verma-Alag is a physician turned entrepreneur. She is a 2013 graduate of the program and co-founder and CEO of Up-grade.me (http://up-grade.me), an early stage start-up focused on using big data, andRead More

Ski Trip with Wharton San Francisco Classmates

Wharton | San Francisco EMBA Students at Lake Tahoe

Angela Chen, a first-year student in the EMBA program at Wharton | San Francisco, works in corporate strategy and finance at Vantage Data Centers in Santa Clara, Calif. She recently shared her experiences bonding with her Wharton San Francisco classmates on a student-organized ski trip. Wharton’s EMBA program has been describedRead More

Wharton EMBA Alumna Campaigns for Public Office in Phoenix

Alumna Kate Gallego, WG' 12, in Phoenix

After graduating last May from Wharton | San Francisco’s EMBA program, Kate Gallego was focused on her role as a senior project manager at the Salt River Project in Phoenix, AZ. However, in December, she also began campaigning for a seat on Phoenix’s City Council. We asked her to tellRead 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