EMBA Stories: Diversity at Wharton

Trené Hawkins, WG’20, program officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, credits learning teams and the supportive environment for her success in the EMBA program.

Nonprofit Officer Talks about the Importance of Learning Teams and Diversity at Wharton

Christina Ho, WG’20, says, “This program is designed to provide a supportive network. This is a place for everyone.”

What’s It Like to Be LGBTQ in Wharton’s EMBA Program?

Marlene Avitia, WG’20, says, “Diversity is important because it provides new perspectives. Wharton embraces inclusivity and creates a melting pot of people in the EMBA cohorts.”

How Diversity Adds Value to Wharton’s EMBA Program for this Strategy Executive

Learning team members Tulika Jha, Gurvinder Singh, Morgan Fiddler, Joseph Magliarditi, Ramana Lokanathan, Colby Stilson, and Jeffrey Cho (all WG’19) credit Orientation, academic rigor, and the residency requirement for creating a collaborative environment.

Why Students Call Wharton’s EMBA Program a “Team Sport”

Five new EMBA students share the highlights, takeaways, and their biggest concerns and surprises from their Orientation Week in Philadelphia.

Why These Students Say the Value of Wharton’s EMBA Program Starts in Week One

Student Robert Chen, WG’19, explains how a Wharton MBA can help “level the playing field” for first-generation college graduates.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Adds Value for First Generation Students

Wharton San Francisco student Kali Bhandari, WG’18, has found plenty of ways to advance her interest in social impact and to bond with her EMBA classmates.

How to Give Back to the Community and Make Connections in Wharton’s EMBA Program

EMBA student Camila Noordeloos, WG’18, talks about the highlights and the value of her experience taking a Global Modular Course on Finance in Europe in London.

3 Benefits You’ll Get from Taking a Global Modular Course at Wharton

“My commitment to diversity is driven by the opportunities that I have been given and the position that I currently have. I feel a great responsibility and obligation to lift as I climb.”

How This EMBA Alum’s Commitment to Lifelong Learning and Diversity Keep Him Connected

Clients need legal advice that is informed by an understanding of business. It’s important to give advice based on the law, but to be effective, it is also necessary to help clients identify ways to quantify and mitigate risk.

From Attorney to Judge: Business Knowledge Enhances EMBA Alum’s Perspective in the Courtroom